The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine recently received its first one million dollar alumni gift from Jay Olen Franklin, M.D., a member of the medical school’s inaugural class, and his wife Ana.
Dehydration is the second leading cause of death in infants, but what if a simple pacifier could prevent it? Student team DeHydraTect developed a dehydration-detecting pacifier during Aggies Invent: Pediatric Medical Applications.
2015 marks the twentieth year that students have provided free health care through Martha’s Clinic to the indigent population of Temple, Texas. Martha’s Clinic was started by two Texas A&M medical students, Eric Wilke and Eric Beshires, who saw a need for better health care for the homeless and indigent population in Central Texas. Through a joint effort of dedicated medical students and Martha's Kitchen, a free student-run clinic for the homeless was established.
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.