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One Baylor Plaza
Houston , Texas 77030-3498

Disability Resource Office

Office of Human Resources, Employee Relations
O’Quinn Medical Tower
6624 Fannin Street, Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77030
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About Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine is a renowned institution located in Houston, Texas. Established in 1900, it has emerged as a leading healthcare educational facility in the United States. As a not-for-profit private university, Baylor College of Medicine has made great strides in the field of medical research, patient care, and academic excellence.

Nestled within the vibrant city of Houston, the university benefits from the diverse and bustling metropolitan atmosphere that surrounds it. Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States and is home to a rich cultural mosaic, vibrant arts scene, and a thriving economy. This dynamic environment provides an ideal backdrop for students pursuing their medical education at Baylor College of Medicine.

One notable aspect of Baylor College of Medicine is its dedication to patient care and public service. The university boasts a comprehensive healthcare system that includes affiliate hospitals, clinics, and research centers. These facilities not only provide students with invaluable practical experience but also offer the local community access to top-notch medical care.

Furthermore, Baylor College of Medicine collaborates closely with several renowned medical institutions in the Texas Medical Center, which is located nearby. This expansive complex serves as the world’s largest medical center, bringing together leading hospitals, research institutions, and academic programs. The proximity of Baylor College of Medicine to this vast network of medical resources strengthens its ability to deliver cutting-edge education and collaborate on breakthrough research initiatives.

Academically, Baylor College of Medicine offers a four-year curriculum designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of medicine, clinical skills, and research methodologies. The program emphasizes the integration of basic sciences, clinical experience, and patient-centered learning. Students are exposed to a wide array of disciplines, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel as physicians in an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

As a testament to its commitment to research and innovation, Baylor College of Medicine ranks consistently among the top medical schools in the United States in terms of research funding. The university is a hub for groundbreaking research in various fields, including genomics, neuroscience, cancer research, infectious diseases, and many more. Students actively participate in cutting-edge research projects and have the opportunity to work alongside renowned faculty members, contributing to advancements in the medical field.

Baylor College of Medicine also places a strong emphasis on community and global health. The university provides numerous outreach programs, both domestically and internationally, to underserved communities. These initiatives aim to improve healthcare access, provide medical education to underprivileged populations, and foster cultural competence among future physicians.

In conclusion, Baylor College of Medicine stands as a prestigious not-for-profit private institution in Houston, Texas. With its unwavering commitment to patient care, groundbreaking research, and academic excellence, the university offers a comprehensive and transformative medical education. Situated in one of the country’s most vibrant cities and surrounded by a rich network of medical institutions, Baylor College of Medicine presents an ideal environment for students to thrive academically, professionally, and socially.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

  • Exam Accomodations
  • Notetaking Assistance
  • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
  • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
  • Scribe Services
  • Qualified Readers
  • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
  • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

Services Provided

    • Priority Enrollment
    • Medical leave
    • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
    • Reduced courseload
    • Residence Hall Accommodations

    Campus Accessibility

    Accessible Level

    • Mental Health Support Services
    • The library(ies)
    • Institution Online Platforms
    • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
    • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
    • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)
    • Student Health Services
    • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
    • Entertainment and Event Facilities
    • On-Campus Transit
    • Close Off-Campus Transit
    • Student Housing

    Services Provided

        • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
        • Service and Emotional Support Animals
        • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
        • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations