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Community Events and Resources

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A health sciences university like Baylor College of Medicine is defined by its commitment to its mission of excellence in patient care, biomedical research, medical education and community service – with a single objective: the improved health of the community.

With this commitment in mind, we provide a range of health-focused resources including seminars, lectures, online libraries, interactive experiences and featured events. These programs are forged with the goal of expanding educational resources available to the public and to and contribute to the health and vitality of all of our communities.

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Upcoming Events and Opportunities for the Community

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Saturday, May 2 through Sunday, May 3, 2020

Bike MS: 2020 Texas MS 150

The BP MS 150, hosted by The National MS Society, is the largest fundraising bike series in the world. The event helps fund MS research, patient education and support services.

Learn more about joining the Baylor team.

Spring 2020

*For parents, caregivers, health professionals

Evenings with Genetics Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and family’s health, based on the most current information for many genetic conditions. To register or learn more information, check out the event's website

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Volunteer/Mentor Opportunity

Youth For Christ Houston is a Christian non-profit that serves 11 to 19-year-olds in the greater Houston area through a holistic and relational model. Join their team as volunteers, mentors, or ambassadors.

If interested, please reach out to Executive Director, Jonathan Frost.

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Free Weight Loss Surgery Informational Seminars

Join the Weight Loss and Metabolic Center for a free informational seminar. Meet our weight loss surgery physicians. Evening and daytime seminars available.

To register or to find more information, visit the website.

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Cancer Education Events

The Office of Outreach and Health Disparities at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center hosts events to increase community-level awareness of cancer and cancer screening for a range of audiences.

 

See upcoming events.

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Brain Aneurysm and Stroke Support Group

The Department of Neurosurgery has a support group for patients with aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and cavernous malformations.

 

See upcoming support group dates.

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The Conversation Speaker Series The Conversation Speaker Series is an interactive dive into the world of medical ethics and health policy, presented by the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy. See topics, event dates and registration information online.
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Sports Medicine Community Training

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Trainers in the Sports Medicine division offer first aid, CPR/AED training classes. Visit their website for more information.

Stop the Bleed Program

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In the event of an emergency where a friend, a family member, a colleague, or even a stranger may be experiencing serious bleeding, how many people can say they know how to stop the bleed? Baylor College of Medicine physicians and the Harris Health System provide the Stop the Bleed training program to all. Read more information about the training.

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Children’s Nutrition Resources

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The Children’s Nutrition Research Center offers a Healthy Eating Plan Calculator, Kids’ Body Mass Index Calculator and Adult Energy Needs and Body Mass Index Calculator.

Cancer Prevention

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The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center established the Office of Outreach and Health Disparities to ensure that the large, diverse and underserved population of Houston/Harris County receives the latest information about cancer prevention and treatment. The primary goal is to increase community-level awareness of cancer and cancer screening through its online health library, theater outreach program and Community Network for Cancer Prevention.

BioEd Online

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The Center for Educational Outreach at Baylor College of Medicine offers this dynamic online educational resource for science teachers.