In 2010, Texas A&M College of Medicine was selected as the alpha pilot site for the development of a workshop, a major outreach effort for the AAMC’s Advancing Holistic Review Initiative. As a leader in this field, Texas A&M now helps other medical schools across the United States find ways to implement a holistic review process in their own selection process.
Within these walls, future physicians meet their first patients: cadavers. Anatomy is the bedrock of understanding with which these future physicians will treat thousands of patients. Those who donate their bodies understand the importance of this education. Likewise, students who learn from this process gain a deeper appreciation for the human body, and the human soul.
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 Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has established an American Diabetes Association recognized program in Kingsville to empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes to take control of their health. The program is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.