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College of Medicine Hosts National Young Leadership Forum Students

July 18, 2005

The College of Medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center is hosting students from the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF) on Thursday, July 21.

McCord Receives Prestigious Piper Professor Award

June 10, 2005

This spring, Dr. Gary McCord was recognized at the state level by being named a 2005 Piper Professor by the prestigious Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Castro Tapped as COM Associate Dean

June 7, 2005

Juan Castro, M.D., M.B.A., director of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center’s Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) and assistant professor of family and community medicine at the A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been appointed Associate Dean for Coastal Bend Affairs in the College of Medicine.

Executive Vice President Smith Retires

June 1, 2005

Elvin E. Smith, Ph.D., executive vice president of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and a driving force in bringing medical education to Texas A&M University, was recognized for 30 years of outstanding leadership and service at a reception on May 31 at the A&M Health Science Center’s headquarters in College Station.

COM Student Receives AMA Foundation 2005 Leadership Award

April 28, 2005

Amit Nanavati, a student at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, recently received the prestigious 2005 Leadership Award from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation. Nanavati, a second-year student from Houston, accepted the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., last month.

Sanders to Lead Humanities in Medicine Dept. at COM

April 11, 2005

Dr. Charles W. Sanders, associate professor at the College of Medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, has been appointed Head of the Department of Humanities in Medicine, effective April 1, 2005.

COM Rural Family Medicine Training in Beeville

February 17, 2005

Beeville physicians Dr. Grady Hogue, Dr. Joseph Larakers and Dr. Francisco Calica are instructors for a new rural family medicine training program for students from the College of Medicine at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.

Medical Students Host Cadaver Memorial Service

January 11, 2005

Organized by the college’s first-year medical students, the Cadaver Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Joe H. Reynolds Medical Building on Texas A&M University’s west campus. The memorial service is an annual event that allows gross anatomy students to publicly express their appreciation for the individuals who donated their bodies for the educational benefit of physicians-in-training.

COM Student Elected OSR National Delegate

January 5, 2005

College of Medicine student Jim Littlejohn was elected as one of five national delegates to the Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) at the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)’s annual meeting in November 2004.