2017-2018 Partnership Luncheon Series 

Luncheons
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Briar Club
2603 Timmons Lane
Registration is at 11 a.m.
Location and time are the same for all events. 

Dates
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
The Environment and Your Health
Is your environment making you sick? How about the after effects of Hurricane Harvey? Cheryl Walker, Ph.D., director of the Center for Precision Environmental Health at Baylor College of Medicine, examines how your everyday surroundings can contribute to the development of cancer, lung disease and other ailments. Learn what lifestyle changes you can make now to help keep you and your family healthy. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Stem Cells: Bold Applications
Stem cells have enormous potential to treat conditions ranging from back pain to Alzheimer’s disease. Join Margaret Goodell, Ph.D, director of the Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center, for an enlightening conversation about the state of stem cell research today. Learn how Baylor scientists are working to unlock the mysteries of stem cells to enhance and extend human life.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Overscheduled Family: Managing Stress and Family Dynamics in a Digital Age
Where does the time go? In a world that grows busier and more digitally connected every day, managing stress and balancing the needs of a family are valuable skills. Dr. Asim Shah, professor and vice chair for Community Psychiatry with the Menninger Department of Psychiatry, and Monica Alzate, Ph.D., LCSW, assistant professor of Family and Community Medicine, will provide techniques for more balance in your life. They also will review the impact of social media, technology and screen time on family dynamics.

NEW: Evening Reception
Advances in Sports Medicine: Staying at the Top of Your Game
Join us for a special evening reception with our very own jock turned doc, Mark Adickes, M.D., former NFL offensive lineman and chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Baylor. Dr. Adickes and Rosalyn Nguyen, M.D., assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, will discuss recent advances in sports medicine and ways you can prevent injury and stay in fighting shape as you age.
6-7:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
The Briar Club
2603 Timmons Lane

2017-2018 Partnership Grand Round Tours

Reserved for Partnership members. 

2-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017
Core for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CAMRI)
Tour the Center for Advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CAMRI) and see one-of-a-kind imaging equipment developed specifically for today’s research. This thriving center supports large-scale projects in collaboration with Texas Medical Center colleagues, crossing disciplines such as neurophysiology, behavioral and computation neuroscience, genetics, neurology and neurosurgery.

1-2:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 8, 2017
Orthotics and Prosthetics Lab
See firsthand how participants in the College’s Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics Program use 3D printers and computer-aided design components to manufacture and fit devices for patients. The Orthotics and Prosthetics Program maintains a state-of-the-art 4,000-square-foot lab that includes a range of equipment for fabricating and fitting custom orthotic and prosthetic devices. 

10-11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018
Trauma Center at Ben Taub Hospital
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Ben Taub’ Hospitals busy Level I trauma center, serving patients from Greater Houston who need emergency care. Tour participants will see what happens in a day at the trauma center. 

9-11 a.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan
Tour Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan, a magnet middle school in Houston Independent School District that is transforming middle school students into our future healthcare professionals and leaders. This unique partnership between HISD and Baylor strives to close learning gaps by providing each student with the resources necessary to achieve personal and academic goals.

Opportunities to Support Students

2017 Baylor College of Medicine Wellness 5K Race/Walk
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017
Sponsor or register.

Food for Finals
Dates to be announced.

Social Events

Member Mixer and "Friend Raiser"
6-9 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017

Spring Fundraising Soirée
7 p.m.
Friday, April 20, 2018