Baylor College of Medicine's education mission is to prepare our learners to become the next generation of leaders in the biomedical and health sciences with competencies founded in inquiry, service and innovation to promote health and transform healthcare locally and globally. The following program's contribute to fulfillment of this mission:
School of Medicine
The M.D. program within the School of Medicine prepares students to become the next generation of physician leaders. Dual degree programs and specialized pathways provide opportunity gain knowledge and experience in areas of particular interest. Baylor’s residency and fellowship programs overseen by the Office of Graduate Medical Education include more than 80-programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education as well as 40 Texas Medical Board approved programs.
Continuing Medical Education programs offered both on onsite and online support life-long learning.
School of Health Professions
The School of Health Professions' innovative programs and location in the world's largest health complex combine to prepare our students for successful careers shaping the future of healthcare as physician assistants, nurse anesthetists, orthotists and prosthetists and genetic counselors.
Through the Center for Educational Outreach, the College partners with school districts and other entities to run a network of magnet schools and provides and in-person and web-based resources for teachers, students and the general public. The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion Saturday Morning Science program motivates inner city students from the 7th to the 12th grade, to reach their highest potential.
College and Post-Baccalaureate Programs
College students and graduates can gain valuable experience and insights into careers in healthcare and science through the Baccalaureate/M.D. programs, DeBakey Summer Surgery Program, Premedical Honors College, SMART Program, BCM PREP, and Tropical Medicine Summer Institute.
Programs for Professionals
Education does not end at graduation. The College offers a number of initiatives for individuals to continue learning throughout their careers. These include Continuing Medical Education courses both in person and online, the Clinical Scientist Training Program, earning a Diploma in Tropical Medicine, and programs of the Center for Training in Healthcare Quality. The Office of Faculty Development also offers a number of options for ongoing education, including both degree-granting and non-degree granting programs.