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Diversity Prelook Event 2021 Schedule




U.S. medical students from diverse backgrounds, including those who identify as coming from a first-generation, economically or environmentally disadvantaged, non-traditional, or sexual orientation and gender minority background, are invited to register for this free event to learn more about Baylor College of Medicine's residency programs. 

May 18, 2021

Theme: Choosing Where to Train for Residency


5:30-5:45 p.m.

Welcome Remarks and What BCM is doing to Strengthen Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Create a Culture of Anti-Racism

Mark Harbott, M.D., Senior Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Toi B. Harris, M.D., Associate Provost of Community Engagement & Health Equity

5:45-6:30 p.m.

Presentation: Forming Your Professional Identity as a UiM/UR Applicant

Andria Tatem, M.D., Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Pediatrics

6:30-6:45 p.m.

Q & A or Break


6:45-7:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Advice on Selecting a Residency Program as a UiM/UR Applicant

Moderator: Jesus Vallejo, M.D., Associate Dean for Admissions, Diversity, Equity & Multicultural Affairs

Michael Stewart M.D., PGY2, Emergency Medicine 

Roberto Sanchez, D.O., PGY3, Psychiatry

Amma Asare, M.D., Ph.D., PGY3, Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Josh Muniz, M.D., PGY3, Internal Medicine

Terence Verla, M.D., PGY4, Neurosurgery

7:45-8:00 p.m.

Closing remarks


May 19, 2021

Theme: How to Stand Out as a UiM Applicant


5:30-5:40 p.m.

Opening Remarks

Teri Turner, M.D., M.P.H., MEd, Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education

Erik Malmberg, Ph.D., JD, Director of Community Engagement & Health Equity

5:40-6:40 p.m.

Panel Discussion: How to Shine as an Applicant in a Post-COVID Era

Moderator: Josh Muniz, MD, PGY3, Internal Medicine

Melvyn Harrington, M.D., Program Director, Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Achilia Morrow, M.D., Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

TBD, Pediatric Residency-Houston

6:40-6:50 p.m.

Q & A or Break


6:50-7:50 p.m.

Workshop: Practical Tips for Applying to a Residency Program

Malford ‘Tyson’ Pillow, MD, M.Ed., Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency

7:50-8 p.m.

Closing Remarks


May 20, 2021

Optional Event: Baylor College of Medicine 2021 Health Equity Research Summit


9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Keynote Address by Dr. David Acosta, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges

  • Plenary Sessions
  • Concurrent Sessions
  • Health Equity Research Showcase

Register Here