Women in Medicine: How this surgeon is inspiring the next generation of doctors

In Women in Medicine, read stories of Baylor Scott & White physicians, leaders, employees and patients who are inspiring and empowering other women to live healthy lives. Today she lives out her calling as a general surgeon, but Dr. Elizabeth Papaila’s path into medicine took a few twists and turns along the way. “I worked hard … Continue reading Women in Medicine: How this surgeon is inspiring the next generation of doctors

Patient Stories: “My Nurse Navigator Helped Me Understand”

The dreaded ‘C’ word—cancer. It’s something you hear about from your friends and family or read about in the paper but never think about it being “your cancer.” There I was,  taking care of business like annual physicals and mammograms. There was no history of breast cancer in the family, and I had no high … Continue reading Patient Stories: “My Nurse Navigator Helped Me Understand”

Supporting patients through their cancer journey as a nurse navigator

“You have cancer.” Such a small sentence can be so incredibly life-changing. The word “cancer” sparks in us a reaction of both fear and stress. The diagnosis of cancer begins a journey that can be overwhelming, frightening and confusing. In a single sentence, a person’s life can be brought to a screeching halt. Suddenly, a … Continue reading Supporting patients through their cancer journey as a nurse navigator