Taking care of your physical health needs to be a priority for all students pursuing rigorous graduate studies in healthcare and science. We are committed to helping you do this.
Student Health Insurance Program
Student wellness is essential to academic progress at Baylor College of Medicine. To support this philosophy, Baylor maintains the Student Health Insurance Plan.
For students enrolled in the BCM student health insurance plan through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, our partner, Academic HealthPlans is available to help you find doctors, facilities and other services to best meet your healthcare needs. You can reach AHP from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday at 855-856-4117.
Through this online platform, students have access to nutritional counseling, smoking cessation and a variety of other resources to support your physical wellbeing. Learn more about WellConnect.
Join us for FREE Yoga Classes Every Tuesday
The Office of Student Services is offering free Yoga classes from noon-1 p.m. every Tuesday. This offering is made possible through an arrangement between our very own Doctors for Change student organization and The Good Yoga Project. There is no RSVP required, so feel free to pull out your comfortable clothes and join us next Tuesday! Limited yoga mats available so please bring your own if you have one!
Due to the weather warming up Yoga will take place inside. See the Yoga Schedule for room assignments.
Student Interests Groups
Students with interests in maintaining a healthy lifestyle have created organizations to share their interests with others. These include cycling, running and climbing clubs. Find the organization that matches your interests:
While listed under the School of Medicine Senate and the Graduate Student Council, many of these organizations are open to students in all Baylor College of Medicine schools.
Baylor College of Medicine Doc Talks cover a vast array of topics, spanning from toxicology issues such as bites and stings from venomous and poisonous critters to cancer awareness. Check the College’s weekly Newslink email for upcoming talks.