A health sciences university like Baylor College of Medicine is defined by its commitment to its mission of excellence in patient care, biomedical research, medical education and community service – with a single objective: the improved health of the community. 

With this commitment in mind, we provide a range of health-focused resources including seminars, lectures, online libraries, interactive experiences and featured events. These programs are forged with the goal of expanding educational resources available to the public and to and contribute to the health and vitality of all of our communities.

Here are a few of our programs:

Seminars/Webinars

Evening with Genetics

Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and your family’s health. This series offers the most current information on care and research for many genetic conditions and is open to the public. Topics and events dates are available on their website.

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities

Also known as CROWD, these site promotes, develops, and disseminates information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. Current offering include a GoWoman Weight Management Program for Women with Mobility Impairments as well as a Pelvic Health Matters web series. Visit the site for more information on programs.

Bariatric Seminars

Interested in bariatric surgery? The Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center offers free seminars every Thursday afternoon. Each session provides an overview of surgeries, process and dietary information. To reserve a space in an upcoming seminar, please call (713) 798-5700 or email bariatricsurgery@bcm.edu. To learn more visit the center website. 

Training

CPR/AED Training Classes

Trainers in the Sports Medicine division offer first aid, CPR/AED training classes. Visit their website for more information. 

Online Experiences

Children’s Nutrition Resources

The Children’s Nutrition Research Center offers a Healthy Eating Plan Calculator, Kids’ Body Mass Index Calculator and Adult Energy Needs and Body Mass Index Calculator. 

Cancer Prevention

Office of Outreach and Health Disparities The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine established the Office of Outreach and Health Disparities to ensure that the large, diverse and underserved population of Houston/Harris County receives the latest information about cancer prevention and treatment. The primary goal is to increase community-level awareness of cancer and cancer screening through their online health library, theater outreach program, and Community Network for Cancer Prevention.

Diabetes Resources

Sugar, Heart, and Life Program: A Guide to Living with Diabetes is an interactive experience, created by the Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, focuses on living with diabetes.

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BioEd Online

BioEd Online The Center for Educational Outreach at Baylor College of Medicine offers this dynamic online educational resource for science teachers.