Tagged with 70th anniversary

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

Dear BCM: Celebrating a match

Dear BCM: Celebrating a match

This week we take a look back at how the College has changed as we celebrate 70 years of victories in Houston. Take a trip back to 1982 for a look at Match Day, then versus now. One of the hallmark moments for fourth-year medical students is when they find out what residency program they … Continue reading

Celebrating 70 years of victories in Houston

Celebrating 70 years of victories in Houston

On this day in 1943, Baylor University College of Medicine held its first classes in Houston. After 70 years of groundbreaking work, at the heart of the Texas Medical Center, we’re proud of all we’ve accomplished: The college arrives in Houston. A new chapter of independence. Awards, research and continued growth. Celebrating decades of accolades. … Continue reading

Dear BCM: Working at the College

Dear BCM: Working at the College

Working at the College, then versus now. This week we take a look back at how the College has changed as we celebrate 70 years of victories in Houston. The administrative professionals from the Office of Associate Dean pose for a photo at Baylor College of Medicine’s Rayzor Lounge in 1974. Did you work for … Continue reading

Dear BCM: Student life

Dear BCM: Student life

This week, we take a look back at how the College has changed as we celebrate 70 years of victories in Houston. A look at student life, then versus now. While technology keeps revolutionizing the way students learn, one thing in education hasn’t changed: Classroom lectures. Students in the photo from 1980 attend lecture in … Continue reading

Dear BCM: Ready to start

Dear BCM: Ready to start

A look at Cullen Auditorium, then versus now. This week we take a look back at how the College has changed as we celebrate 70 years of victories in Houston. While the configuration of Baylor College of Medicine’s Cullen Auditorium has changed in some ways (portraits have moved, chairs have been updated and the lectern … Continue reading

Dear BCM: Congregating at the Cullen Building

Dear BCM: Congregating at the Cullen Building

Then versus now –  this week, we take a look back at how the College has changed as we celebrate 70 years of victories in Houston. In this April 1956 physical photo, members of both the Baylor University College of Medicine and Baylor University Board of Trustees posed outside the Cullen Building following a joint … Continue reading

70 years of victories: Building toward the future

70 years of victories: Building toward the future

As we reflect on 70 years in Houston, Baylor College of Medicine is also looking toward the future. In addition to preparing doctors, scientists and researchers for tomorrow, BCM is dedicated to delivering world-class healthcare at the Texas Medical Center through the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center on the McNair Campus. The BCM Medical Center is … Continue reading

70 years of victories: Moving forward

70 years of victories: Moving forward

As we look back through BCM’s history from our arrival in Houston, a new chapter in our history,  decades of accolades and accomplishments we focus on the College’s growth in research in programs, centers and specialties, as well as new facilities from 2005 through 2012. Be sure to like us on Facebook to see our new profile pictures each … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: DeBakey’s real-time open heart surgery

Throwback Thursday: DeBakey’s real-time open heart surgery

The 1960s saw an incredibly amount of advancements in technology, especially in television. While color television sets were still in their infancy and not completely widespread, television was changing the way information was shared. The first presidential debate between Democratic and Republican presidential candidates John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960 was one of … Continue reading

70 years of victories: BCM helps make history

70 years of victories: BCM helps make history

As we look back through BCM’s history from our arrival in Houston, a new chapter in our history, and decades of accolades, we focus on the College’s achievements from 1983 through 2005. Be sure to like us on Facebook to see our new profile pictures each week during our anniversary celebration. DeBakey continues to raise … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Are you ready for exams?

Throwback Thursday: Are you ready for exams?

We’ve been there. You’re the last one in the lab. You’re studying and trying to cram. You’ve already burnt the midnight oil. And you’ve certainly lost count of what cup of coffee you’re on. You aren’t alone. Generations of medical students have proceeded you. And as you can see, 1976 was no different. But don’t … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Finals? What finals?

Throwback Thursday: Finals? What finals?

We aren’t saying our students didn’t take their education or the end-of-the-year exams seriously. And who knows, maybe their notebooks and textbooks are to the left of the grill pit just outside of the shot. But the students pictured in the 1967 Baylor University College of Medicine’s Aesculapian student yearbook took advantage of Houston’s close proximity … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: A break from the books

Throwback Thursday: A break from the books

These Baylor University College of Medicine students June Michaels and Bettye Michaels, with Ed Glayner and Milton Dingler took a break between quizzes to grab a coke, according to the caption in the Baylor University Round Up yearbook from 1944. This Throwback Thursday we go back in time to 1944. BUCM was in temporary housing in … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Our first home in Houston

Throwback Thursday: Our first home in Houston

Over the last couple of months, BCM Momentum has brought you some amazing photos from the College’s infancy. Today we bring you something a little more current. This photo, taken 70 years ago, displays the original home to what was then called Baylor University College of Medicine. Arriving in Houston in the summer of 1943, … Continue reading