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2012-08-09 10:20:09

Growing up next door to two young men with childhood disabilities helped Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Cynthia Peacock develop a quality that shaped her career as an academic physician humility. "I have always felt that professionalism in medicine is rooted in humility," said Peacock, who has been named the 2012 Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism. "A physician's view is not universal, and we are not the center of the universe. We...

2012-08-09 10:17:45

The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, hosted by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, will begin Friday, Aug. 10. The series is directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, associate professor of family and community medicine at BCM, and is free and open to the public. All presentations begin at 12:10 p.m. The series is supported by grants from the Community Hospital Foundation and the Alan Lambert Family Medicine Endowment. The 2012 series...

2012-07-28 23:01:45

The lives of many Rwandan children will change forever as 37 pre-school-age students attended school for the first time this month in a building funded by Liberty University´s Restore Rwanda campaign. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The lives of many Rwandan children will change forever as 37 pre-school-age students attended school for the first time this month in a building funded by Liberty University´s Restore Rwanda campaign. Liberty students contributed most of the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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