Nov
4
2014

Department of Pediatrics first in nation to exceed 1,000 faculty members

Recently the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital reached a milestone with the hiring of its 1,000th faculty member. Today, more than 1,011 physicians make up that faculty and while the numbers are impressive, the story behind the numbers is what makes this department truly impressive. The latest milestone Read More…

Nov
4
2014

Why the flu and RSV are bigger threats than Ebola in the United States

Dr. Paul Checchia, medical director of the pediatric cardiovascular intensive care unit, has extensive experience with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in various clinical, research and academic settings. In response to the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the handful of cases that have been treated here in the United States, Checchia wrote the following Read More…

Nov
4
2014

Patch Adams speaks at luncheon

Advanced Practice Providers got a special visit from Dr. Patch Adams at their annual luncheon. Adams gained fame after being portrayed by Robin Williams in the Hollywood movie named for him. Award recipients were: Nurse Practitioner of the Year: Jessica Geer Physician Assistant of the Year: Teri Baierlipp Advanced Practice Provider Preceptor of the Year: Read More…

Nov
4
2014

Shulman receives prestigious Grass Foundation-ANA award

Dr. Joshua Shulman recently received the prestigious Grass Foundation-American Neurological Association (ANA) award in Neuroscience at the annual ANA conference in Baltimore. This award recognizes young investigators for their outstanding contributions to neuroscience research. Shulman is an investigator at the Jan and Dan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s and an assistant professor of neurology, Read More…