White coat ceremonies for both the incoming medical students and physician assistants were held recently.

SEPTEMBER 2011

Look who's wearing a white coat!

Sept. 1, 2011

White coat ceremonies for both the incoming medical students and physician assistants were held recently.

Pediatric resident puts sign language to use on eventful first clinic day

Sept. 1, 2011

Dr. Jacquelyn Fisher never realized how handy her knowledge of sign language would be until her first day on the job as a Baylor College of Medicine pediatric resident.

Track, field success keeps BCM professor feeling young

Sept. 1, 2011

For Dr. Milan Jamrich, rediscovering an old passion has resulted in a healthy lifestyle and plenty of inspiration to maintain that lifestyle for years to come.

Compassion and the Art of Medicine

Sept. 1, 2011

The Compassion and the Art of Medicine lecture series for 2011-12 is under way. The series is sponsored by the department of family and community medicine and directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, assistant professor of family and community medicine.

Betty Kowalski

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Every month we focus on an outstanding faculty or staff member of the BCM Family.

Betty Kowalski

Ambulatory Operations

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Dr. Bert O'Malley and Mason DePasse

STUDENT CORNER

DeBakey Scholar Award recipient

Mason DePasse

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Health Hints

School is back in session, and parents are likely keeping an eye on their kids' grades and behavior. But they should know that sometimes behavioral issues and a drop in grades can be the result of medical issues, particularly not being able to see or hear well enough. A family medicine doctor or pediatrician can conduct basic hearing and vision tests that can identify whether a hearing or vision specialist is needed or if another problem is to blame.

-Dr. James Bray, associate professor of family and community medicine