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Editor’s Pick Archives

“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.

Texas A&M identifies top 10 rural health priorities and best practices in Rural Healthy People 2020

June 1, 2015
Access to health care continues to be the most frequently identified rural health priority