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A comprehensive approach to addressing the primary care physician shortage

October 28, 2015
Texas A&M answers the call for more primary care physicians across the state with unique solutions.

Health teams of the future: A look inside the simulation center

October 23, 2015
Real-world training in collaborative care.

Texas A&M launches ‘Healthy South Texas,’ empowers Texans to live healthier lives

September 29, 2015

John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, along with Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, today announced the launch of “Healthy South Texas,” a novel effort to reduce preventable diseases and their consequences throughout the region. The pilot program of the Healthy Texas Initiative, “Healthy South Texas” will combine the expertise of the Texas A&M Health Science Center with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s one-of-a-kind, statewide reach to promote preventative health at the most local level of the community, improving the well-being of South Texans for generations to come.

“Guide to Becoming a Physician:” We actually wrote the book on what to do at each stage

September 21, 2015

For those who want to seek a career in medicine, they can now learn from the experts at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Baylor University. The second edition of Guide to Becoming a Physician was recently published, and serves as a comprehensive guide through the processes of applying to medical school, what to expect in medical school and in residency/fellowship, and various other factors that impact being a physician.

The hands that give: Community health workers provide more than just health education

September 16, 2015

Community health workers are a vital part of the Texas A&M Diabetes Education Program. By providing continuous, supportive and effective care for people with diabetes, community health workers are a key component to increasing the quality of care and improving diabetes outcomes in low-income populations.

Biotech boot camp helps researchers move innovative discoveries to market

August 28, 2015

Texas A&M Health Science Center’s faculty members regularly pursue innovative translational research to find solutions to some of today’s most pressing health conditions. However, some of these groundbreaking discoveries do not successfully move from the bench to the bedside because researchers find they have limited training when it comes to commercialization.

Help with rising medication costs

August 26, 2015

Rising medication costs can be devastating for those with multiple prescriptions, but there is help. The Texas A&M Health Science Center's Medication Assistance Program has helped thousands in South Texas obtain low cost—and even free—medications.

Meeting the needs of today’s – and tomorrow’s – patients: Preparing medical students for an ever-changing world

August 7, 2015

Texas A&M College of Medicine has launched a new medical curriculum aimed at allowing more time, and diverse opportunities, in clinical training to ensure Aggie physicians are amply prepared to lead Texas' future health care workforce.

Transforming health care by broadening the perspective of future physicians

August 6, 2015

A new graduate certificate in Advanced International Affairs from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University provides an enhanced educational experience for future Aggie physicians.