Diversity and Inclusion


Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty, and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation and providing patient-centered care. The Medical Scientist Training Program values diversity and supports this commitment. View the BCM Diversity and Inclusion Policy.

  • Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective.
  • Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve.
  • Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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