Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, one of the world’s leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty, told graduates to “become doctors of the planet” in addition to being medical doctors and scientists.
Dr. David Spiegel, Wilson Professor and associate chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry and deliver a lecture at Baylor.
The Baylor College of Medicine Mass CPR event, organized by medical students, will provide free one-hour CPR training at five different community centers in high-risk Houston neighborhoods Saturday, March 1.
Figure skater Scott Hamilton is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine to bring awareness to pituitary tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas, as well as other pituitary disorders.
Dr. Harold Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute, spoke at the 2013 Baylor College of Medicine graduation. He said that the M.D. degree comes with responsibility that goes beyond health care.