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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
Date Event Description Resource Links
Feb. 25, 2023 Rodeo Run   The Rodeo Run will take place Saturday Feb. 25, 2023 in Downtown Houston. This event will consist of 5K and 10K races. Proceeds from Rodeo Run will benefit the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.   Register here. 
Feb. 25, 2023  Downtown Rodeo Parade The Downtown Rodeo Parade is taking place Saturday Feb. 25, 2023 in Downtown Houston. The parade will start after the rodeo run which begins at 8:30 a.m. These festivities will kickoff the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. 

Learn more. 

Ongoing  United Way Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Book Drive  United Way of Greater Houston is partnering with local district including Houston ISD for community drive for elementary students in classrooms across the city. Their focus is to collect books featuring diverse characters, and written and illustrated by people of color.  Learn more. 
Ongoing  Rebuilding Together Houston Volunteer Opportunity Rebuilding Together is an organization in our region that provides hundreds of families annually with non-disaster repairs. They are launching a new initiative - Third Ward Showcase - to bring hope to families across the Third Ward, a landmark African American community.  Register here. 

Ongoing

Bioethics Grand Rounds

Ever-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 2023
*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. Visit the website for the latest information on upcoming virtual seminars.