BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 5, Issue 8
August 2008

Dr. DeBakey lying in state at Houston's City Hall


World mourned loss of pioneering heart surgeon Dr. Michael E. DeBakey

Michael E. Debakey, M.D., was mourned around the world after his death July 11 at age 99.

In This Issue

Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins

The series of lectures and presentations begins Aug. 15.

Enhancing workplace diversity topic of presentation

Harry Gibbs, Ph.D., vice president of Institutional Diversity at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, spoke at BCM about the diversity of generations as well as race and ethnicity as part of the Diversity Council Seminar Series.

Retreat helps students bond

New medical student orientation was held July 28-29.

In memoriam: Roy M. Huffington

The Honorable Roy M. Huffington, former BCM trustee, died July 11.

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