About Us Baylor College of Medicine Affiliation


Texas Children’s Hospital has long been affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, joining forces with this leading medical school in the areas of pediatrics, pediatric surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology to achieve healthier mothers and children. With our shared commitment to improving maternal and pediatric outcomes through research, education and health care, we are creating a healthier, brighter future for children and women around the world.


Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s top 25 medical schools for research, Baylor College of Medicine is known for advancing the health of women, children and families through scientific discovery.

Funding awarded to Baylor by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as reported by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, reflects the depth and breadth of the college’s research enterprise, and the progress being made. Highlights in 2022 include:

  • Received more than $356 million in NIH funding.
  • Ranked No. 20 among US medical schools in NIH funding.
  • Ranked No. 1 among Texas medical schools in NIH funding (Baylor has ranked first in Texas since the Blue Ridge Institute began publishing these rankings in 2006).
  • Ranked No. 6 in pediatric research funding.
  • Ranked No. 21 in OB/GYN research funding.

Through our collaboration with Baylor physicians and researchers across hundreds of projects, we are continually improving treatments and outcomes for our young patients.


For more than 60 years, Texas Children’s Hospital has served as Baylor College of Medicine’s primary pediatric training site, creating the next generation of leaders in pediatric care.

As the largest pediatric hospital in the nation, providing medical care across more than 40 pediatric subspecialties, Texas Children’s offers a rich learning environment for Baylor’s medical students, residents and fellows. Texas Children's also serves as a primary referral site for some of the world’s most challenging pediatric patients, providing these Baylor learners an opportunity to routinely care for patients with conditions rarely seen in most training programs.

Health Care

Texas Children’s Hospital is staffed primarily by Baylor College of Medicine physicians. In addition to providing expert care across the full range of pediatric subspecialties, Baylor faculty direct centers and services that include Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, Texas Children’s Emergency Center, pediatric surgery suites, a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the Texas Children's Cancer Center.

Together, We Are Changing More Lives


Highlights from the long and productive history of collaboration between Baylor and Texas Children's include: