Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. With over 1000 faculty, the department of pediatrics is ranked as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs. Texas Children's Hospital is leading pediatric medicine locally and internationally. Located in Houston, Texas, the hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research. Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a thriving intellectual and cultural environment that is an international leader in arts, education, healthcare, and cuisine.