BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 7, Issue 4
April 2010

students at Match Day


Medical students take next step in their journey at Match Day

Fourth-year medical students found out where they would be going for their residencies during Match Day, March 18.

In This Issue

New residency program at BCM

Students will have a new residency option at Baylor College of Medicine, and the local community will benefit too, thanks to the addition of an Emergency Medicine Residency Program here.

Ocular charitable care program helping patients to see

BCM's Department of Ophthalmology is one of only a few eye centers in the nation to offer a unique prosthetic lens that can improve the vision of patients with dry or transplanted corneas who cannot wear conventional contact lenses. It also offers financial support to qualifying patients.

Health care leaders speak at 2010 Whitmore Lectures

The 2010 Whitmore Presidential Lectures brought two nationally recognized leaders in health care to BCM in February.

BCM physician reports on Haitian relief effort

Dr. Brian Parsley, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at BCM, joined the relief efforts after the earthquake in Haiti through the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and reported on the conditions and relief efforts there.

Spotlight on the Campaign: Believe in BCM

Launched Feb. 16, the Believe in BCM campaign is a great way to show your BCM pride. By making a minimum gift to the BCM Annual Fund you will receive an I Believe pin. More than 370 BCM employees are already proudly wearing their pins!

Medical professionals, volunteers, walkers needed for BCM Avon Walk team

With the Avon Walk coming to Houston April 10-11, medical professionals, volunteers and walkers are needed to help support the BCM team.

BCM hosts national conference on medical education

Nationally recognized leaders in the field of medical education came together at BCM for a conference initiated and hosted by Baylor: A 2020 Vision of Faculty Development Across the Medical Education Continuum. Leaders from more than 20 states, Canada and Mexico participated in the conference, including representatives from over 30 medical schools.

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