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Internships at Baylor College of Medicine: Week Five

In the last week of their internship at Baylor College of Medicine, our students worked hard to get their projects completed in time for a final presentation, but were also able to watch surgery being performed on a patient with liver cancer.

Internships at Baylor College of Medicine: Week Four

Hurricane Harvey kept the Interns at home for a couple of days during Week Four but, by Wednesday, they were back at Baylor working hard on their projects. Towards the end of the week, Ella, Hannah and Sam visited Rice University where they joined a volunteer team offering help to Houston residents

Internships at Baylor College of Medicine: Week Three

In their third week at Baylor Medical Center, our students are developing their personal projects, getting to grips with new 3D design software and viewing America’s first total solar eclipse in nearly a century. With Hurricane Harvey fast approaching, they also spent some time making preparations to shelter from the storm.

Internships at Baylor College of Medicine: Week Two

Week Two of the Baylor Internships sees our students getting to grips with their assignments, and meeting the CEO of IntuiTap, the company they are working with during their five-week stay in Houston.

Learning to live life after surgery for ulcerative colitis

Roger Llewellyn thought his days as an active sportsman were numbered when his large-intestine was removed to treat his ulcerative colitis. Five years on from his surgery, Roger describes how a few stumbling steps led to a triathlon, a treetop adventure and a tandem skydive.

Internships at Baylor College of Medicine: Week One

Three Leeds students are undertaking internships at Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, after winning a competition for an all-expenses-paid five-week trip, supported by the HTC.

Exciting line up at National Meeting

Places are filling up fast for the HTC’s National Meeting this September, with more exciting speakers being added to the programme.

Article shines light on post-operative ileus

Post-operative ileus – a condition where the bowel ‘goes to sleep’ following colon surgery – is the subject of an article by trainee surgeon and HTC Foundation member Stephen Chapman and HTC Clinical Director Professor David Jayne, in the latest issue of the IA Journal.