In 1900, a small group of dedicated physicians and community leaders started a medical school in Dallas to improve the practice of medicine in North Texas. The fledgling school was called the University of Dallas Medical Department, although no such university existed. The school opened its doors Oct. 30, 1900.
Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally.
Building on over a century of leadership in biomedical research, Baylor College of Medicine focuses the efforts of faculty, staff and trainees on improving health through science, scholarship and innovation. This vision is realized through collaborative research initiatives in which basic, translational, and clinical researchers work together across disciplines and specialties to discover fundamental insights into human health and disease and to apply their discoveries to develop new diagnostic tools and treatments.
Departments across the campus collaborate with our education programs to ensure you have the resources you need. These include Information Technology, International Services, the Office of the Registrar, Office of Student Financial Aid, Security Office, Office of Student Services, and the Office of the Provost.
A disability is understood to be any impairment that substantially limits an individual in one or more major life activity (e.g. walking, seeing, hearing, and learning). Baylor College of Medicine applicants and students with medically documented permanent or temporary disabilities may request accommodation through Student Disability Services.
Appropriate documentation will be required from any applicant or student requesting accommodations for examinations, the performance of course work, laboratories, or clinical duties.
Whether you need help with a specific course, guidance in planning your career path, accommodations for a disability, or assistance finding resources from the TMC Library or the Education Resource Center, find the academic support services you need to excel. Services include the Career Development Center, tutoring, one-on-one counseling sessions, and academic support workshops and seminars.
The Office of Research IT (ORIT) provides a broad range of data systems, resources, and services to support the research and data needs of basic, clinical and translational investigators at Baylor College of Medicine and its affiliate institutions.
We deliver individualized, cutting-edge diagnosis and healthcare treatments.
Healthcare Clinics and Centers at Baylor College of Medicine:
Respect is a core value at Baylor College of Medicine. It sets the standard for how we treat each other. Respect fosters collaborative research, compassionate patient care and a safe and supportive learning and work environment. It cultivates trust and promotes inclusion.
Our campus is equipped to help athletes get better, faster.
Baylor College of Medicine Sports Medicine state-of-the-art facilities incorporate unique design elements that foster new patient care processes and procedures that have been proven to improve quality, safety and efficiency of care.
Everything has been devised with the patient and athlete in mind.
Utilizing innovative diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative techniques and technologies, our campus is equipped to help athletes get better, faster.
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award masters and doctorate degrees.
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