Dr. Hashem El-Serag has taken on the role of chair for the Department of Medicine. The former chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology continues as director of the Texas Medical Center Digestive Disease Center and has published more than 400 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Read about Dr. El-Serag's background and previous role at Baylor College of Medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.