Education News

Baylor faculty celebrated as outstanding educational leadersMay 18, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine honored its top educational leaders at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony, held Thursday, May 17, in the College’s Cullen Auditorium.
Allied Health school renamed to School of Health ProfessionsMay 7, 2018
The Academic Council and Board of Trustees at Baylor College of Medicine have approved the renaming of the School of Allied Health Sciences to the School of Health Professions.
Tips for students on how to avoid burnoutApr 5, 2018
Between school, homework and extracurricular activities, it can be hard for students to balance all of their responsibilities, which can lead to a feeling of being burned out. Dr. Karen Lawson gives her tips on how students can avoid feeling this way.
It’s a match! Medical students paired with residency programsMar 16, 2018
Fourth-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine learned where they would be continuing their medical training for the next three to seven years during Match Day.
Baylor to honor J.J. Watt, Dr. David Persse with degreesFeb 15, 2018
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and Houston Emergency Medical Services Director Dr. David Persse will receive honorary degrees from Baylor College of Medicine at commencement ceremonies in May.
Baylor College of Medicine Genetic Counseling Program accreditedFeb 14, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine’s Genetic Counseling Program has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling and is now reviewing applications from prospective students seeking enrollment in the inaugural class.
New center to focus on diversity, equity in medicineAug 3, 2017
Baylor has received a five-year, $3.3 million grant to develop the Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research.
Baylor to offer new genetic counseling degree programJul 12, 2017
The Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, Academic Council and Faculty Senate have approved a new Genetic Counseling Program, which will award a Master of Science degree through the School of Allied Health Sciences.
Baylor Class of ’17 encouraged to bridge healthcare gapsMay 31, 2017
The 2017 Class of Baylor College of Medicine heard words of inspiration from Dr. Marc Nivet, a national leader in healthcare diversity at their graduation ceremony. 
Diversity champion to give Baylor College of Medicine commencement addressMay 23, 2017
Dr. Marc Nivet, executive vice president of institutional advancement at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will give the commencement address to students May 30.