Office of the President


Each year, the Office of the President presents special lectures featuring renowned professionals from medical and scientific communities throughout the United States.

Whitmore Lecture 2014

Baylor College of Medicine 2014 Commencement speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, presented the 2014 Whitmore Lecture at noon on May 28 in Cullen Auditorium at Baylor. His topic was “Health for All and the Sustainable Development Goals.”

Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist. He has twice been named among Time Magazine's 100 most influential world leaders.

Whitmore Lecture 2012

Baylor College of Medicine's 2012 Commencement Speaker, Dr. Eric Topol, spoke Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Cullen Auditorium for the John E. Whitmore Endowed Lectureship. His topic: "The Digital Era Hits Medicine."