the torch Winter 2017, Issue 4 | Page 15

Grand Rounds generates funds for graduate medical education Vision Foundation, Nor thern A recognized leader in the training Conditioning, Wells Fargo and initiatives at Baylor Dallas. of medical professionals since 1903, Baylor Dallas trains nearly 250 At the 16 annual Grand Rounds th million toward medical education ® Golf Tournament, 228 golfers helped Baylor Health Care System Foundation raise a record $350,000 in support of medical education at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. The tournament, presented by Bank of Texas, was held in October at the Dallas Country Club. Since the first tournament, Grand Rounds has raised more than $3 residents and fellows in 37 specialties each year — ranging from internal medicine to vascular surgery to pathology. In order for Baylor Dallas 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 The David B. Miller Family Foundation and Western Extrusions. Gold sponsors this year included Essilor Jim Hinton with presenting sponsor, Bank of Texas, team 15 Trust, TDIndustries/Trane Air Westwood Trust. “Physicians are the backbone of our health care system and we invest heavily in their education and training,” said Rowland K. Robinson, Fo u n d a t i o n p r e s i d e n t . “ T h e generosity of our donors and sponsors not only resulted in a great day on the golf course, but their generosity will also help train the best and the brightest minds to care for our community, now and in the future.”