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Meet Our Chair

Dr. Hashem El-Serag

Read about Dr. El-Serag's background and previous role at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Our Leadership Team

In our goal toward exhibiting the core structures of our new strategic plan, the Department of Medicine employs a framework of vice chairs who ensure we are meeting our key goals. We have vice chairs over clinical affairs, education, faculty and staff development, quality improvement and innovation, research and veterans affairs.

Learn more about our leaders.

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Our Strategic Plan

We apply our core values daily to fulfill our mission to create and apply knowledge through research, scientific discovery, and medical education, with innovation and compassion to advance healthcare for our patients. Our new Strategic Plan integrates our mission, core values and vision to become a destination academic community that promotes discovery and education to improve the health of individuals and populations. 

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Department News

See what's going on in the Department of Medicine. Learn more about awards we receive, events we're part of, and where we're making news.

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Sections and Centers

The Department of Medicine is the largest group at Baylor College of Medicine, with 14 sections and 7 centers. Learn more about the wide spectrum of high-quality primary and specialty healthcare, biomedical research and medical training that occurs every day in the Department of Medicine.

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Mission, Vision, Values

The Department of Medicine's mission, vision and core values affect every aspect of the remarkable work we accomplish every day. We promote research, patient care and education. We create and apply knowledge through research, scientific discovery and education. And apply the College's core values of respect, innovation, integrity, teamwork and excellence in every step we take.