In keeping with the Institution's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, the Department of Family & Community Medicine strives to create and sustain a culture that reflects the values of integrity, respect, teamwork, innovation, and excellence. We provide excellent care, deliver innovative teaching of primary healthcare, and uncover new knowledge that contributes to improving processes and outcomes. U.S. News & World Report's 2023 rankings placed Baylor College of Medicine in the top 20 at #16 in the country for primary care. Affiliated with Harris Health System, we provide multidisciplinary healthcare to the medically underserved urban population in the Houston metropolitan area. As champions for the education of medical students, resident physicians, fellows, and faculty, we recognize the unique needs of students, residents, and faculty and work diligently to provide optimum learning experiences for everyone in our department. Our research, education, and clinical faculty members participate in a range of research projects. We value cross departmental research collaborations, which have included neuroscience, internal medicine, psychiatry, the cancer center, the center of environmental health, and pediatrics.
The Department of Family and Community Medicine's success is dependent upon the commitment of our faculty, staff, residents, fellows, students, partners, supporters, and clients.
We are hiring! From Family Medicine physicians, advanced practice clinicians, and support staff to positions in our research and administrative teams, we seek outstanding individuals to join our department.
Dedicated faculty members train and mentor learners in our Family Medicine residency, primary care research postdoctoral fellowship, and medical student education programs.
The Center for Primary Care, Prevention and Population Health Research focuses on health disparities, antibiotic stewardship, integrated behavioral and physical health, and substance abuse disorders.
Conferences & Trainings
Our department offers, facilitates, and promotes various conferences and trainings pertaining to family and community medicine. There are several learning opportunities for faculty, students, and other participants.
Donations to the department's educational endowment fund provide vital resources to enhance learning opportunities for our students, residents, and fellows.
Department of Family and Community Medicine
3701 Kirby Dr., Suite 600
Houston, TX 77098
Department Contact Phone: (713) 798-9000
Patient Appointments Phone: (713) 798-7700