Search results for: Winter 2016

A Moment in History

Around this time, the nation’s first health insurance plan was developed at Baylor Hospital. The “Baylor Plan” was established in 1929 by Baylor administrators during the Great Depression to help area citizens afford hospital care. It is the first prepaid hospital insurance plan in the United States and predecessor of Blue Cross.

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Calling All Alumni

Earlier this year, the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Medical Education Alumni Association, officially signed up their first recruits: William Sutker, MD, and Irving Prengler, MD, were the first two members with many other distinguished alumni to follow.

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All Star Alumni: Dr. Michael Foreman

In July, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (BUMC) was thrust into the national spotlight with the shooting of 12 police officers and two civilians in downtown Dallas. A number of the victims were cared for by the hospital’s Level 1 Trauma Center under the direction of Michael Foreman, MD, FACS, medical director of Trauma and 1987 graduate of the BUMC surgical residency program.

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About The Flame: A Note from William Sutker, MD

Dear BUMC Medical Education alumnus,

Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Flame, the official alumni newsletter of the Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Medical Education program. This quarterly publication will help keep you informed of some of the latest happenings at your alma mater, including research and presentations by current residents and fellows, live and online CME opportunities, upcoming events, features spotlighting some of our remarkable graduates, and other items we think may be of interest to you.

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