General News

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 College of Medicine announces winners of the 14th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardAug 3, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has announced the winners of the 14th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Award.
First aid-skills for the first day of schoolAug 2, 2017
Dr. Tyson Pillow, associate professor of emergency medicine, explains the key first-aid skills kids of all ages should know before heading back to school.
Preparing for college with disability or chronic conditionsAug 1, 2017
Dr. Cynthia Peacock explains how those with a chronic illness or disability can best prepare for college.
Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017
Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Study evaluates value of freestanding emergency departmentsJul 12, 2017
A recent multi-institution study seeks to evaluate and compare freestanding emergency departments (FEDs) affiliated with academic institutions against national emergency department (ED) averages.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drainJul 6, 2017
Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Staying hydrated is key for elder adults this summerJun 22, 2017
As temperatures continue to rise, the risk of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration also increase among adults 65 years of age and older.
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. 
Estimating cost when it comes to novel therapiesMay 16, 2017
When it comes to patient care, finding the best treatment can sometimes include finding an equal, yet more economical solution.