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Nov
9
2015
We all know that making it through medical school is one of life’s greatest challenges, but is it worth the long hours and sleepless nights? And are medical students able to maintain some semblance of a social life? Can they even, pray tell, be successful and –– married? To find answers to these and other questions, we turned to one of Baylor’s best and brightest couples, who are both attending Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston.
Nov
4
2015
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” Those immortal words of Charles Dickens are being taken to heart by Baylor Arts & Sciences students as they give thousands of hours of service to others each year.
Oct
29
2015
Dr. Ed Trevathan, who joined the university June 1, said he’s spent his first few months on the job attempting to meet the more than 1,200 faculty based in Waco, some of the almost 17,000 students and the numerous officials with partnerships and programs all over the state.
Sep
28
2015
Dr. Eric Cassell, physician, clinical professor, and author is the most recent recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Humanities, presented by Baylor University’s Medical Humanities Program.
Nov
24
2014
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Sep
22
2014
This past spring, a class of Baylor University medical humanities students sewed their passion for the healing arts into a service project that was anything but patchwork.
Jul
1
2014
Dr. Lauren Barron, joined by Dr. Elaine Lambert and Dr. Ron Wilson, looks forward to taking a team of students to El Salvador on a medical mission trip organized by the Medical Humanities Program
Apr
11
2014
The Medical Humanities Retreat looks at the study of medicine from a holistic viewpoint, incorporating not only the science and logic behind the study of medicine, but the emotions and the heart behind it too. The 15th annual Retreat was focused around the passage Ezekiel 37:1-14. Dr. Mike Attas, local cardiologist and Episcopal priest served as keynote speaker.
Mar
24
2014
A collaboration between the art department and the science department has brought life to the walls of the Baylor Science Building.
Oct
1
2013
Dr. Bill Hoy, a professor of the Medical Humanities Program at Baylor, developed and created a new course for the program called End of Life Care and Bereavement. The course was officially offered to students in the fall of 2013.
Sep
12
2012
The Role of Virtue in Medicine
Series: Philosophy and Medicine, Vol. 114
Marcum, James A.
2012, 2012, XIV, 244 p. 12 illus.
Hardcover, ISBN 978-94-007-2705-2

Discusses the philosophical issues surrounding the notion of virtue in the practice of clinical medicine. Addresses the crises of care and professionalism in modern medicine through the notion of virtuous physician.
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