National Allied Health Professions week is celebrated Nov. 2 – 6, 2020. Allied health professionals are an important part of the healthcare team at Baylor and its affiliates. Learn more about physician assistants in this Q&A with Susan Kirk, PA-C, assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology at Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Sahar Yazdanfard with the Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Tim Porea, associate professor of pediatrics – hematology and oncology and clinical director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, was part of the ride-out team at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, remaining at the hospital to coordinate care for patients for seven days.
Earlier this year, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation announced a groundbreaking effort to change the pediatric cancer landscape in southern and east Africa through clinical care and training.
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers has had a profound effect on the lives of children in Houston and throughout the country through its exceptional patient care and cutting-edge research. The Center, a joint program of Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital, also is extending its reach far beyond our borders.