Special Programs News

Baylor College of Medicine first to offer space medicine track to medical studentsMay 21, 2012
BCM's elective program through the Center for Space Medicine is the first officially recognized space medicine track in the world.
Botswana-Baylor pediatric HIV clinic Teen Club program amping up social supportMay 11, 2012
Groups help Botswana teens manage chronic illness, transition into adulthood.
National School of Tropical Medicine hits the ground runningOct 20, 2011
National School of Tropical Medicine, first in the U.S., makes great strides in education, research, clinical fronts of neglected diseases.
National School of Tropical Medicine announces first educational programOct 20, 2011
BCM's 10-week course offered twice a year that focuses on neglected tropical diseases, is now open to all healthcare professionals.
Walking School Bus program increases children's physical activityAug 22, 2011
BCM researchers discover that student participants in a Walking School Bus program had increased rates of physical activity.
HISD teachers become students at Baylor College of MedicineJul 25, 2011
Approximately 250 elementary school teachers from more than 100 HISD schools are participating in the intensive, 10-day training program.
BCM to host genetic series, resource fairs in cities across TexasJun 21, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine's Department of Molecular and Human Genetics to host seminar series on genetics across Texas cities.
Spanish-speaking Houstonians sought for roles in health-promotion playsMay 18, 2011
Forum Theater Project at Baylor College of Medicine seeks Spanish-speaking individuals for roles in health-promotion plays.
Molecular Physiology training program renewed for five yearsOct 7, 2010
BCM's Molecular Physiology training program renewed through grant.
BIPAI seeking physicians for new global health service corps launching July 2011Aug 17, 2010
Program seeks to diversify and scale up global health programs for conditions impacting child morbidity and mortality worldwide.