Department of Pediatrics 2020 Annual Report
Dr. Jesus Vallejo named Associate Dean for Admissions, Diversity, Equity & Multicultural Affairs
Jesus Vallejo, MD

Jesus Vallejo, MD, who served as Assistant Dean of Admissions since 2013, has taken on additional responsibilities as Associate Dean for Admissions, Diversity, Equity & Multicultural Affairs at Baylor College of Medicine.

Diversity, equity and multicultural initiatives in Baylor’s Office of Admissions are intended to broaden career pathways in health care and research for individuals from groups underrepresented in medicine and science.

A professor of pediatrics and medicine-infectious diseases, Dr. Vallejo served as associate director of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Training Program from 2007-2020. He has served as co-director of the Clinical Scientist Training Program in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences since 2014. He was medical director for Texas Children’s International Patient Services from 2009-2018.

Dr. Vallejo earned his medical degree from Baylor. He completed his pediatric residency and a postdoctoral fellowship in infectious diseases at Texas Children’s Hospital. He has won awards recognizing him as an outstanding clinician and mentor.