Portrait for Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis

Nonresident Fellow


Rachel Davis, M.D., is a nonresident fellow at the Center for Health and Biosciences. She is also an acute care surgeon at Baylor College of Medicine, where she serves as the director of the Baylor Center for Global Surgery. She developed and currently leads the Global Surgery Track of the General Surgery residency program, which is the first integrated, longitudinal global surgery training program in the NRMP match. Additionally, she is the director of strategic planning in the Division of Global Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. Since 2014, she has worked to build educational opportunities in global surgery for trainees and professionals, including developing the Global Trauma Collaboration and the Diploma Course in Tropical Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology in conjunction with the National School of Tropical Medicine. Davis has worked toward expansion of surgical access in Ecuador, Guatemala, Malawi, Mongolia, Nepal, Myanmar and Tanzania and is a member of the board of directors for the Houston Global Health Collaborative. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and an M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.

Contact at RachelwDavis@bcm.edu.