Department of Pediatrics

Reba Michels Hill Lectureship


The Reba Michels Hill Lectureship is an annual conference which recognizes Dr. Hill's compassionate commitment to education, patient care, research, and family. It is sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine and provided by the Division of Neonatology.


Accreditation/Credit Designation


Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Texas Children's Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Media Component
Reba Michels Hill, M.D., FAAP

Reba Michels Hill, M.D., FAAP, was a full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine for 34 years. She held the rank of professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and was a leader in the perinatal health profession.

Dr. Hill was one of the first neonatologists in Houston, served as Chief of Newborn Research at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, and was president of the Houston Pediatric Society and the Texas Pediatric Society. A dedicated teacher and excellent clinician, Dr. Hill also was an accomplished researcher and the author of numerous medical articles and of the first statement and instructions on breastfeeding published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. She also received numerous awards including the Outstanding Alumni Award from Baylor College of Medicine, the Sidney Kaliska Award of Merit from the Texas Pediatric Society, and the Perinatal Health Care Award from the Texas Perinatal Association.

Dr. Hill's compassionate commitment to education, patient care, research and family are recognized with this lectureship each year.