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Our History 

Over 100 Years & Still Going

Learn how Baylor has evolved over the last century.

A Rich History Makes for a Promising Future

Baylor University Medical Center has a rich history which began with its founding as the Texas Baptist Memorial Sanitarium in 1903.

Here are a few of the many recognitions earned thanks to outstanding efforts by employees and physicians.

  • Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation ranked among the top 26 rehab facilities in U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals Guide."
  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center presented the Magnet Award for Excellence in Nursing Services, its highest recognition, to Baylor University Medical Center nursing.
  • Baylor University Medical Center ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 10 of 17 specialties in the "America's Best Hospitals Guide".
  • Patient satisfaction scores are on the rise due to staff demonstrating the Spirit of Excellence at Baylor University Medical Center and beyond.