The Baylor College of Medicine Section of Neonatology is among the largest academic neonatology divisions in the United States with 40 full-time faculty who receive nearly two million dollars annually in extramural funding and have authored more than 500 publications in the last five years.
Physicians attend the nurseries in eight Houston-area hospitals—four in the Texas Medical Center and four community hospitals.
The section's Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program was one of the first such fellowship programs established in the United States and is currently among the largest academic neonatology training programs.
Section Vision and Mission
The Baylor College of Medicine Neonatology section serves as a model for its leadership in newborn medicine, offering state-of-the-art therapies aimed at securing the highest quality outcomes for newborns and their families.
The mission of the Baylor College of Medicine Neonatology section is:
- To provide personalized, exemplary, family-centered care to newborns
- To discover and implement innovative laboratory and clinical research and treatment advances aimed at securing superb outcomes for newborns and their families
- To provide world-class training and education for current and future leaders in the field
We demonstrate our commitment to excellence by:
- Serving as leaders, innovators and educators in the field of neonatal-perinatal medicine
- Providing personalized quality service to patients and families in a caring manner
- Conducting ourselves in a sensitive and compassionate manner with the highest ethical standards
- Creating and fostering synergistic partnerships