Team Launch provides Baylor trainees, faculty and staff opportunities to learn and apply team skills within the context of solving contemporary problems in healthcare and biomedical science. This program helps shape an academic and institutional culture that values teamwork, one of the five institutional values of Baylor College of Medicine.

2017 Team Projects Participants (372x158)


Team Launch courses provide innovative, interdisciplinary learning opportunities that prepare students for careers in team-based science and healthcare.

Faculty Development Group Training Session (372x158)


With fully customizable formats to fit the needs of diverse teams, Team Launch trainings are available to support both effective teams and teams in distress.

Team-Based Care

Dr. Nana Colemen describes the importance of teamwork in healthcare. Studies have shown that effective teamwork in clinical settings leads to better outcomes for patients with less cost. Team Launch creates an academic and institutional culture that not only appreciates and values the need for team-based care but also provides opportunities to effectively integrate this knowledge and skill into healthcare research or delivery.

Teamwork in Research

Dr. Christine Beeton discusses the role of team-based science in accelerating discovery. Team Launch ensures that Baylor trainees, faculty and staff are prepared to work with professional fields to apply their research from the laboratory to real-world needs. The program ensures that our graduates are equipped with the tools needed to access careers of their choosing in important, often emerging, fields.