June 2015

Hitting the road

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What a great time I had visiting with the West Campus staff and employees at the One Mission, One Culture, One Amazing Team event recently. We had two sessions on Monday, and I enjoyed the wonderful energy all the West Campus folks brought with them that morning.

Check out this short video of some of the fun we had that day.

I visit our West Campus as often as I can… Read More

Category: Cultural Values, Leadership, Recognition, Reputation

A family reunion

Mark addresses the crowd at a recent One Mission, One Culture, One Amazing Team event flanked by excited employees. A gallery of all the photos will be posted in early July, after all June events are completed.

Mark addresses the crowd at a recent One Mission, One Culture, One Amazing Team event flanked by excited employees. A gallery of all the photos will be posted in early July, after all June events are completed.

I know, without a doubt, we have the best team in the world right here at Texas Children’s – a fact I was reminded of again and again at all four of the One Mission, One Culture, One Amazing Team events we just hosted at the Main Campus.

Thousands of you came out to celebrate with me, and the room was simply electric. We packed the space, and we filled… Read More

Category: Experience, Recognition

An honorary degree 38 years in the making

Mark, center, with Fred R. Lummis, chair of the Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, left, and Baylor President, CEO and Executive Dean Dr. Paul Klotman, right. Mark received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities in Medicine from Baylor at the college's spring  graduation ceremony.

Mark, center, with Fred R. Lummis, chair of the Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees, left, and Baylor President, CEO and Executive Dean Dr. Paul Klotman, right. Mark received an honorary Doctorate of Humanities in Medicine from Baylor at the college's spring graduation ceremony.

This is a very special time of year for students and their families. It’s the month that graduates – from curious kindergartners to bright doctoral and medical students – walk across the stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas.

I recently had the honor of participating in the commencement ceremony at Baylor College of Medicine, as I have on more than 20 other occasions. Watching the medical and doctoral students receive… Read More

Category: Leadership, Partnership, Recognition, Reputation