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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.

Upcoming Events and Opportunities for the Community
DateEventDescriptionResource Links
Feb. 24, 20242024 HLSR Rodeo RunJoin Baylor Medicine at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo for the annual Rodeo Run at 8 a.m. Feb. 24. The event will kick off with a wheelchair race, followed by the 5K and 10K. The run precedes the Downtown Rodeo Parade and a post-race party near Eleanor Tinsley Park on Allen Parkway. Proceeds from the race benefit the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.Register here. 
March 11-15, 2024Baylor Medicine at 2024 Rodeo HoustonCatch Baylor Medicine at the Houston Rodeo! Whether you're enjoying the carnival or concert, be sure to spot the Baylor Medicine Booth. Join us as we showcase and promote our comprehensive healthcare services, ensuring your well-being takes center stage at this iconic event.

Baylor Medicine.

Rodeo Houston. 

OngoingChildhood Obesity StudyParticipants are needed for a Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Tirzepatide for the treatment of childhood obesity. Participants should have a BMI that falls above or equal to the 95th percentile, but whose maximum weight is below 110.23 lbs. Participants contribute to finding new solutions for managing childhood obesity and its associated health risks and will receive free support sessions and compensation of up to $1,400 over 14 to 18 weeks. To learn more, call 713-798-9316 or email percentile here. 
OngoingBioethics Grand RoundsEver-changing topics related to ethical, social, legal and policy issues that arise in biomedicine and biomedical research.View schedule on the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy’s Community & Events page.
Spring 2024
*For parents, caregivers, health professionals
Evenings with GeneticsEvenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and family’s health, based on the most current information for many genetic conditions.Visit the website for the latest information on upcoming virtual seminars.