April 12, 2011

BCM To Co-Host Regional Conference On Educational Affairs

Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, along with the other five medical schools in Texas, will host the Association of American Medical College's Regional Conference of the Southern Group on Educational Affairs from April 14-16 at Hotel ZaZa in Houston.

The southern region consists of more than 40 medical schools, the largest number of medical schools in any region. With the theme of the conference as "Leadership and Advocacy in Medicine," its purpose is to foster medical education and for faculty to learn from each other's work. It allows deans and course leaders from the medical schools to network and collaborate.

Special guest speakers include Dr. Paul E. Klotman, president and CEO of Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Bryant Boutwell, professor of Oslerian medicine at the University of Texas at Houston, Dr. Nancy W. Dickey, president of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health affairs for the Texas A&M System, and Dr. Kenneth I. Shine, executive vice chancellor for health affairs for The University of Texas System.


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