Baylor College of Medicine
higher education institution in United States.
Baylor College of Medicine - Description
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, the only private medical school in the Greater Southwest, was founded in 1900 and is today an internationally respected medical and research institution known for excellence in education, research and patient care. Today, the College consistently ranks among the top of the country's 125 medical schools. For 2006, U.S. News & World Report has again ranked the College No. 13 on its list of top medical schools. BCM also is listed 11th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding, and No. 1 for research expenditures in biological science by the National Science Foundation. Located in the Texas Medical Center, a 700-acre complex housing 42 member institutions, BCM has affiliations with seven teaching hospitals, each with a national and international reputation for medical excellence. The College has total research support of $374 million, with $314 million from federal sources, and more than 90 research and patient-care centers and units. Currently, BCM trains more than 3,000 medical, graduate, nurse anesthesia, and physician assistant students, as well as residents and post-doctoral fellows. College of Medicine | One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030 | 713-798-951 Graduate School Alkek Building Mail: One Baylor Plaza,BCM 215, Houston, Texas 77030 Phone: 713-798-4028 | Fax: 713-798-6325