the torch Winter 2016, Issue 4 - Page 14

Grand Rounds raises $ 290,000 for graduate medical education

The 15th anniversary Baylor Health Care System Foundation Grand Rounds ® Golf Tournament , held at the Northwood Club , had a recordbreaking year , with 229 golfers raising more than $ 290,000 . Since the first tournament , Grand Rounds has raised nearly $ 3 million toward Baylor ’ s medical education initiatives . For the eighth consecutive year , Bank of Texas was the presenting sponsor .
Funds raised through the annual fall tournament support undergraduate and graduate medical education at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas .
A recognized leader in the training of medical professionals since 1903 , Baylor Dallas trains nearly 240 residents and fellows in 31 specialties each year — ranging from internal medicine to vascular surgery to pathology . In order for Baylor to continue to offer high-quality medical educational programs that help secure the future health of our community , donor support is critical .
Platinum sponsors included Duke Realty , The David B . Miller Family Foundation and Western Extrusions . Gold sponsors this year included Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation , Northern Trust and Vizient .
“ We are grateful to our generous sponsors and donors who helped make this another successful year for our tournament ,” said Rowland K . Robinson , Foundation president . “ Their support will help us secure the future of our community by training the best and brightest minds to prac-tice safe , quality , compassionate health care .”
For more information about Baylor ’ s medical education initiatives , contact Susan McSherry at 214.820.3417 or Susan . McSherry @ BSWHealth . org .
Fred Ball , Joel T . Allison , Bo Bain , Dan Easley and Norm Bagwell at the 2016 Grand Rounds Golf Tournament