BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 5, Issue 1
January 2008

Class photos of the 2007 nurse anesthesia (top) and physician assistant graduates


School of Allied Health Sciences graduation

Thirty physician assistant students and 11 nurse anesthesia students in Baylor College of Medicine's Allied Health Program celebrated their commencement at a ceremony Dec. 7 on the University of Houston campus.

In This Issue

BCM's educational partners rank among top U.S. high schools

Four high schools of Baylor College of Medicine's High School Network were named to the U.S. News & World Report's 2008 rankings of Gold Medal High Schools.

2007 Review: Research highlights

See some of what Baylor College of Medicine researchers have accomplished in 2007 and where they have published.

A doctor's call to duty

The BCM family knows Christopher P. Smith, M.D., M.B.A., assistant professor of urology, as a physician-scientist and educator. Outside the Texas Medical Center, the United States Army recognizes Smith as a leader and commanding officer.

Does time slow in a crisis?

Researchers who studied how volunteers experience time when they free-fall 100 feet into a net below found that even though participants remembered their own falls as having taken one third longer than those of others, they were not able to see more events in time. Instead, the longer duration was a trick of their memory, not an actual slow-motion experience.

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