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Women in Medicine

At Baylor Scott & White, we’re proud to celebrate the women who make us Better every day. Discover stories from the women who are inspiring a future filled with more innovation, opportunity and hope.

National Women Physician Day: Celebrating today, paving the way for tomorrow

In Women in Medicine, read stories of Baylor Scott & White physicians, leaders and employees who are paving the way for women in the field of medicine. Today, on National Women Physician Day, we pause to reflect on the past, celebrate the present and look toward the future of women in medicine. The reason we’re celebrating …

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Uterus transplant: Once a dream, now reality

It’s an amazing thing seeing a dream come to life. You dare to let yourself imagine something beautiful, and you hope desperately for the day it comes true. When it finally does, it’s almost surreal. On Dec. 1, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas announced the first birth in the U.S. of a baby to …

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From the Mother: “We consider ourselves profoundly blessed to have been a part of this study”

On Friday, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas announced that a baby had been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant as part of a landmark clinical trial conducted over the past year and a half. The patient and her family have asked for privacy at this time, but they did want to …

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Baylor University Medical Center announces first baby born in U.S. from transplanted uterus

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, today announced that a baby has been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant as part of a landmark clinical trial conducted over the past year and a half. “We want to thank the family for allowing us to …

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8 elements of a successful health system strategy

In A Leadership Perspective, Baylor Scott & White Health leaders share insights on healthcare industry trends, current issues and best practices. Health systems across the country are working toward a common goal: to improve the health of the communities we serve by delivering high-quality, cost-efficient healthcare. Healthcare leaders are determining the best way to achieve …

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The Faces of Breast Cancer

In 2017, it is estimated that 30 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in women will be breast cancer, and that roughly 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during the course of her lifetime. But behind these breast cancer statistics are real people with real stories. This breast cancer awareness month, we spotlighted the …

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With genetic testing, sisters take control of breast cancer

Diedre Lewis and her sister, Kimberly, were heading down an uncertain path in 2015. Diedre, then 44, was already undergoing treatment for cancer in both breasts when she started looking into how the disease ran through her family tree. She knew, of course, that her mother had breast cancer. Turns out, so did her cousin …

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Nurses empower patients to take charge of diabetes care

For a group of nurses at Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, a simple idea to improve patient care turned into something much bigger. Over a year ago, they were asked to share their thoughts on how to improve their unit. One need stood out above the rest — diabetes education. They kept seeing …

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