The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium co-sponsored by BCM attracted more than 7,500 researchers, clinicians and breast cancer advocates.

March 2013

SWAT medical team trains at BCM

March 1, 2013

Valentine's Day at Baylor College of Medicine is not all about flowers and chocolates. For the second year in a row on Feb. 14, the surgical training group at BCM welcomed the city's Tactical Medical Team for an exercise in simulating emergency response during stressful situations.

Master's program in orthotics and prosthetics prepares to welcome students

March 1, 2013

A learning lab that will be an integral part of BCM's new Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics program has been fully outfitted thanks to generous donations from several organizations. The lab is one of many developments in the program as it moves toward welcoming its first class of students this summer.

BCM introduces new Division of Surgical Research

March 1, 2013

In the BCM tradition of collaboration and translating research into improved patient care, the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery has announced the creation of the new Division of Surgical Research.

New McNair Scholar Dr. Russell Ray joins BCM

March 1, 2013

Dr. Russell Scott Ray is the latest to join BCM's McNair Scholar program. He will focus on how neurons interact in the brain to control behavioral as well as physiological functions.

You FIRST FY13 Quarter 2 winners announced

March 1, 2013

Winners of the You FIRST awards for Fiscal Year 2013 Quarter 2 were recently announced.

Fundraiser supports pediatric cancer in South Texas

March 1, 2013

Those listening to the radio in South Texas on Feb. 16 expecting to hear their favorite music instead tuned in the 2013 Radiothon to raise money for the Vannie E. Cook Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic.

Alejandro Peña

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Alejandro Peña

Human Resources

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Josh Adams and Justin Badal

STUDENT CORNER

Josh Adams and Justin Badal

Second-year medical students

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Health Hints

School lunch programs are required to offer healthy servings of fruits and vegetables to kids. However, plenty of kids bring their lunch from home and parents should remember to pack healthy items, including a serving each of fruits and vegetables and a healthy beverage, such as 100 percent juice.

— Craig Johnston, assistant professor of pediatrics – nutrition