BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 5, Issue 6
June 2008

Dr. DeBakey and Dr. Cooley, shaking hands


Faculty, students honored at graduation luncheon

Graduation activities were held Tuesday, May 20, for the 181 students receiving their medical degrees and the 73 students from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

In This Issue

DeBakey inducts Cooley into Michael E. DeBakey Surgical Society

In a moment of history and renewed friendship, Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., chancellor emeritus of Baylor College of Medicine, inducted long-time surgical rival Denton A. Cooley, M.D., as an honorary member of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society.

Feigin recognized for altruism, compassion, empathy

Ralph Feigin, M.D., chair of the department of pediatrics at BCM and physician-in-chief at Texas Children’s Hospital, received the Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism.

In Memoriam: Michael Stevens

Michael Stevens, a member of the BCM Board of Trustees since 2004, died of complications from pneumonia on May 24.

Lunn, Giacoma named Baylor Clinic and Hospital VPs

William Lunn, M.D., and Tracy Giacoma, R.N., M.B.A., M.S.N., are the latest members of the leadership team at Baylor Clinic and Hospital.

BCM nurses recognized for vital roles in health care

Nurses at Baylor College of Medicine were recognized at a May 6 reception for the integral roles they play in health care.

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