Year of Fellowship: 2021-2022
Background: Mickayla attended Southwestern University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. Following graduation, Mickayla moved to Washington, DC where she obtained her Master of Health Administration from The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.
Focus During Fellowship: During her fellowship, Mickayla had the opportunity to work on a multitude of projects with several departments and leaders at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed rotations and projects with the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Office of Research, Patient Business Services, Ambulatory Operations, Department of Radiology Oncology, and Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs. In addition, Mickayla worked jointly with her co-fellow, Jose Negrete, to manage all Baylor Medicine Committee Meetings which included: Baylor Medicine’s Executive Committee, Board of Governors, Clinical Practice Committee, Quality and Safety Committee, and Finance Committee.
Current Status: Mickayla is currently assistant director of Foundation Relations within the Advancement and Alumni Affairs office. She supports a variety of management, operations, data analytics, donor relations and Baylor College of Medicine Alumni events.