Department of Family and Community Medicine

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About Us

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The Department of Family & Community Medicine provides excellent care, innovative teaching of primary healthcare, and discoveries of new knowledge that contribute to the improvement of processes and outcomes. U.S. News & World Report's 2019-2020 rankings placed Baylor College of Medicine as #4 in the country for primary care. Affiliated with Harris Health, we provide multidisciplinary  healthcare to the medically underserved urban population in the Houston metropolitan area. As champions for the education of medical students, resident physicians, fellows, and faculty, we recognizes the unique needs of students, residents and faculty and work diligently to provide optimum learning experiences for everyone in our department. Our research, education, and clinical faculty members participate in a range of research projects and we value cross-departmental research collaborations, which have included neuroscience, internal medicine, allied sciences, and pediatrics.

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Chair's Message

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This year has been a productive time for our department. Our success is dependent upon the commitment of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, partners, supporters, and clients. We thank you for your continued engagement, passion for our work, and dedication to service which has made this an outstanding year.

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Free Online CME Courses

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The Collaborative for Alcohol-Free Pregnancy and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched free, online continuing education courses on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. The courses target practitioners in primary care, integrated care, school and university clinics, and other clinical settings.

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New Research Initiative

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The Center for Population Health Research focuses on health disparities, antibiotic stewardship, integrated behavioral and physical health, and substance abuse disorders. 

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Departmental Reports

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The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor works at the forefront of medical education and discovery to deliver excellent and holistic patient care. Read about department happenings in our quarterly newsletters. Publications, faculty spotlight, and newsmakers highlight each issue.

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Contact Us

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Department Contact
Phone: (713) 798-9000

Patient Appointments
Please call: (713) 798-7700