Journal publication requirement, an edge to medical residency program

Before joining Baylor Scott & White Health, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas resident Philip Edmundson, MD, had limited exposure to the world of research. “I was a philosophy major in undergrad, so I didn’t do any research as an undergraduate,” said Dr. Edmundson, a third-year post-graduate resident from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical … Continue reading Journal publication requirement, an edge to medical residency program

Deafness doesn’t stop medical student from pursuing dream

Grace Lassiter, a third-year medical student at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, removes her hearing aids before listening to a patient’s heartbeat through a stethoscope. “My older patients often would see them and mention they were thinking of getting a pair,” she laughed. Grace aims to join a very small number of … Continue reading Deafness doesn’t stop medical student from pursuing dream

Cameroon medical mission a stark change for Baylor resident

Jo Weddle, M.D., recently completed her surgical residency at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. She is currently on a medical mission in Africa, where she is researching the impact of trauma on patients, families and physicians at Mbingo Baptist Hospital. This is one in a series of blog posts by Dr. Weddle.  After seven long … Continue reading Cameroon medical mission a stark change for Baylor resident