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Throwback Thursday: Riding for a cause

Throwback Thursday: Riding for a cause

As Saturday marks the 30th year cyclists have gathered in Houston to make the 180-mile ride to Austin to raise money for multiple sclerosis, we take a look back at Baylor College of Medicine and the MS 150. From the Baylor College of Medicine Archives, our students prepare for the MS 150 in this image … Continue reading

The volunteer effect: Making an impact

The volunteer effect: Making an impact

Baylor College of Medicine teams up with many different local non-profit health organizations for events throughout the year, including the upcoming Houston Avon Walk April 12 – 13 – marking the seventh year in a row Baylor will serve as the official medical sponsor. As the medical sponsor, Baylor oversees all health care for the … Continue reading

Experience Match Day 2014 at Baylor

Experience Match Day 2014 at Baylor

Today was a huge day for our fourth-year medical students, as they found out at 11 a.m. CST where they would go next for their residency. Experience Baylor College of Medicine’s Match Day festivities from behind-the-scenes setup, to our surprise flash mob and through the celebrations after 173 students found out where they matched. Our … Continue reading

Match Day: A physician’s right of passage

Match Day: A physician’s right of passage

Anxiety. There’s only been a handful of times I’ve truly experienced this feeling of jittery uncertainty, fear mingled with hope, alternating moments of peace and restlessness. It’s the mark of truly life-altering milestones. I remember those other times vividly: Receiving approval for my visa to immigrate to this country, the birth of my younger sister, … Continue reading

Get social for Match Day 2014

Get social for Match Day 2014

MS4s, are you ready to show us your #MatchDaySelfie? Match Day 2014 is fast approaching. This Friday, students at Baylor College of Medicine and across America will learn from the National Resident Matching Program where they will go to complete their residency after graduation. The campus will be alive with activity as friends and family … Continue reading

MassCPR event will provide free CPR training in Houston

MassCPR event will provide free CPR training in Houston

Every year 424,000 people in the United States experience out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, according to a recent report from the American Heart Association. That’s 424,000 Americans whose hearts suddenly stop working without a hospital or doctor in sight. For every minute a person experiencing a heart attack is left unattended, statistics say there is a 10 percent … Continue reading

Papal blessing touts care of children

Papal blessing touts care of children

A year ago, Dr. Paul Klotman, president and CEO of Baylor College of Medicine, met members of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word at the time Baylor announced its new academic affiliation with Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. They became fast friends. Klotman was impressed with the history of the first Sisters traveling … Continue reading

Looking back: The videos of 2013

Looking back: The videos of 2013

As the year begins to draw to a close, join us as we look back at some of the most popular videos produced this year. Match Day This was the big day: Students around the country and at Baylor College of Medicine participated in the National Resident Matching Program’s Match Day. On Match Day, students … Continue reading

Looking back: 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine

Looking back: 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine

As the year begins to draw to a close, at Momentum we’ll be looking back at an action-packed 2013. Each Monday we’ll be reveling in some of the highlights from last year’s events, announcements, awards, grants and important research. Here we go: Best medical school in Texas Baylor College of Medicine tops U.S. News & … Continue reading

Finding fresh foods and farmer’s markets

Finding fresh foods and farmer’s markets

Many of us crave the opportunity to buy fresh, local foods but our busy day-to-day lives call for us to mainly shop at whichever supermarket is most convenient for us. Now the Resource Stewardship and Sustainability Program at Baylor College of Medicine has decided to start bringing local markets to the College community with monthly … Continue reading

2013 Baylor College of Medicine graduation

2013 Baylor College of Medicine graduation

Graduating M.D. and Ph.D. students will have the opportunity to celebrate their commencement Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts. Commencement speaker Dr. Harold Varmus, who was the co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for studies of the genetic basis of cancer in 1989, will speak at BCM’s 2013 commencement. … Continue reading

BCM and the BP MS 150

BCM and the BP MS 150

Among the thousands of bike riders taking part in the BP MS 150 this past weekend were a group of BCM riders, including Dr. George Hutton, director of the Maxine Mesinger MS Comprehensive Care Center. While the ride raises millions of dollars for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, BCM does benefit from those funds locally. … Continue reading

BCM celebrates Earth Day 2013

BCM celebrates Earth Day 2013

Today, BCM celebrated Earth Day with a lively outdoor event focused on conservation, recycling, and “earth-friendly” products. Music was provided by the High School for Visual and Performing arts. Earth Day is part of the BCM Resource Stewardship and Sustainability Program, which works to help BCM integrate conservation practices. Recently, BCM was ranked No. 1 … Continue reading

Celebrate National Doctor’s Day on March 30

Celebrate National Doctor’s Day on March 30

BCM Momentum will join the nation on March 30 in honoring our doctors during National Doctor’s Day. While National Doctor’s Day has only been an official American holiday since 1991, it has a long history. The first Doctor’s Day was held in Georgia on March 30, 1933 to commemorate the day that a Georgia doctor … Continue reading

Celebrating BCM Match Day 2013!

It’s been an exciting day, full of emotion, for many BCM students and their families, as well as many other fourth-year med students around the nation. Don’t miss out on all the celebrations and excitement at BCM today: Know the Match Day numbers Experience Match Day by checking out our social interactions View the slideshow … Continue reading

Match Day 2013 by the numbers

Match Day 2013 by the numbers

At 11 a.m. this morning, BCM’s fourth-year medical students, along with their friends and families, found out where they matched. See the 2013 results for the BCM fourth-year students below:

Experience BCM Match Day 2013!

Experience BCM Match Day 2013!

Today is the big day! Excitement about Match Day has been buzzing around BCM all week. Experience BCM’s 2013 Match Day from the early morning setup through celebrations after fourth-year students found out where they matched. Some of today’s highlights are captured here so you won’t have to miss the experience, whether you were part … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Match Days past

Today we’re taking a break from our early past in Dallas to share photos from our more recent past in anticipation of Match Day. Baylor College of Medicine students, faculty and staff may even recognize some of these faces. Do you know this woman? It’s BCM’s own Dr. Julie Boom from pediatrics on Match Day … Continue reading

Girl Talk: How reproductive health impacts everyone

Girl Talk: How reproductive health impacts everyone

Yesterday, The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine hosted an educational luncheon called “Girl Talk” which explored issues of reproductive health and infertility—and despite the name of the event, it was clear that these topics affect both females and males.

Get ready for Match Madness

Yesterday, many fourth-year medical students around the country let out a sigh of relief. They found out if they matched with a residency program. But this Friday is the big day: Students around the country and at Baylor College of Medicine will participate in the National Resident Matching Program’s Match Day.

Match Day reflections

Match Day reflections

Like every doctor in the United States, I can remember every detail of my “Match Day.” The envelopes with our match results were placed in our mailboxes. The entire class crowded in front of the mailboxes until the dean announced it was time. The doors were opened, envelopes were torn open and cheers erupted as … Continue reading

Cancer prevention takes center stage in upcoming play

Cancer prevention takes center stage in upcoming play

The curtain rises to colorectal cancer prevention with Baylor College of Medicine’s NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center’s production of “The Marriage Test”. With laugh-out-loud comedy, deep emotion, relatable characters, and great music, this creative play mixes important educational information with uplifting entertainment.