Freshmen from the DeBakey High School for Health Professions at the annual open house at BCM.

December 2012

High school freshmen get glimpse of medical school

Dec. 1, 2012

DeBakey High School for Health Professions freshmen and their families visited Baylor College of Medicine in November for an open house where they got an overview of medical school and other opportunities at BCM.

New center to improve heart health

Dec. 1, 2012

Heart health research, patient care and education are the focus of the newly established Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine.

Student group helps non-English speakers communicate more effectively

Dec. 1, 2012

For those at BCM and the Texas Medical Center who struggle with English, graduate students at BCM's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences have developed the Enhancing English Communication Skills group.

Faculty and staff of the quarter announced

Dec. 1, 2012

Employees from all areas of the college have been recognized with You FIRST awards for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013.


Make use of new water filling stations

Dec. 1, 2012

Save money and the environment by making use of BCM's innovative new water fountains. Four water bottle filling stations have been installed around the main campus.

Holiday safety tips

Dec. 1, 2012

This is a time of year when many crimes are committed, according to Butch Roberson, chief of security at BCM. But following a few safety tips at work, home and when you're out this holiday season can help keep this a time of good cheer.

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Health Hints

Holiday food and drinks are full of calories, so it's a good idea to stay active this time of year. Try finding a holiday-themed 5k walk or run or head out for a family walk to look at lights and decorations. Anything is better than nothing!

— Dr. Theodore Shybut, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery