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Graduate Medical Education (GME)

  • Train at one the 'World’s Best' cardiovascular specialty hospitals and one of only six nationally named by Newsweek.

    Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital offers expert heart care conveniently located in Denton, McKinney and Plano.

Accolades

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano* is a 105-bed hospital specializing in advanced cardiothoracic surgical techniques and transcatheter cardiovascular therapies, including minimally-invasive robotic surgery and transcatheter implantation. The hospital opened in January 2007 with no visibility, however, today Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano has achieved national and international recognition:

  • One of the World’s Best hospitals named by Newsweek (2nd year in a row).
  • Ranked #27 in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 Best Hospitals list.
  • U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 Best Hospitals list achieved “High Performing” in five types of care:
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Lung Cancer Surgery.
  • Distinguished 3-star rating, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in isolated aortic valve replacement surgery (AVR), isolated coronary bypass surgery (CABG), AVR plus CABG surgery. The three-star rating, one the most sophisticated and highly regarded overall measures of quality in health care, places Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano among the most elite for cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada.
  • 5-star rating (highest possible), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, for Overall Hospital Quality; one of only 293 out of 4,573 hospitals to receive 5 stars
  • 18-time national award recipient for outstanding performance in Patient Experience: ER and HCAHPS (inpatient) by Press Ganey™, renowned authority on the patient experience

* Joint Ownership with Physicians

Competitive benefits with coverage that starts fast

Our residents and fellows are at the heart of everything we do, and, to say thanks, we offer benefits to keep their entire family healthy and protected.

Welcome incoming residents and fellows

The department of Graduate Medical Education is delighted to welcome you and your families to Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health.

Our Leadership

Cristie Columbus, MD

Director, Graduate Medical Education
Designated Institutional Official
Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee
Vice Dean, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine, Dallas Campus

Michael DiMaio, MD

Medical Director of Education, Research and Surgical Services

Jennifer Olvera, MBA

Director, Graduate Medical Education

  • Plano is one of the best places for professional families to live and work.

    With excellent public and private schools, low crime and affordable homes, Plano provides a great environment to raise a family.

Contact Us

Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, Structural Heart Fellowship

Nikie Sewell
Phone: 214.820.6179 (Dallas)
Phone: 469.814.4716 (Plano)
Fax: 214.820.7272 (Dallas)
Sheanikie.Sewell@BSWHealth.org

Cardiovascular Fellowship

Shirene Seina
Phone:
Phone:
Fax:
Shirene.Seina@BSWHealth.org

Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano
1100 Allied Dr,
Plano, TX 75093

Verifications: BUMCVerifications@BSWHealth.org

Additional Resources

Housestaff Council

We value feedback from our residents and fellows throughout their training.  That's why we created a representative committee that exchanges ideas to promote excellence in the training programs here.

Faculty Association

The Faculty Association has been created to formally recognize, reward and support the medical staff’s long-term commitment to education, research, and professional development as part of the Texas A&M College of Medicine clinical faculty at Baylor University Medical Center.

Alumni Association

All alumni are invited to join our Alumni Association, where you can reconnect and stay in contact with former colleagues and maintain a professional connection to Baylor Dallas throughout your medical career.

Faculty Association

Overview


The Faculty Association has been created to formally recognize, reward and support the medical staff’s long-term commitment to education, research, and professional development as part of the Texas A&M College of Medicine clinical faculty at Baylor University Medical Center.

Mission


Faculty Association Mission: Ensure BUMC’s medical staff have the resources, relationships, and support necessary to provide strong academic environment where both trainees and faculty provide patient care in an educationally challenging, evidence-based, and innovative learning environment.

Membership Benefits


The benefits of membership include:

  • Exclusive networking and CME events
  • Research resources including funding grants
  • Recognition through White Coat and Faculty Badge
  • Resources for professional development and wellness
  • Networking Platform connecting past Alumni and current trainees