McGovern wins HEED Award for Top Colleges for Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity has named McGovern Medical School as one of its recipients of the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. “This national recognition reflects the amazing work of our diversity and inclusion team led by…

Diversity and Inclusion announces Speaker Series lineup

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to save the dates for its Fall 2021 Diversity and Equity Speaker Series, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 25. The Diversity and Equity Speaker Series began in August 2020 and is a periodical lecture…

Khan talks about his “road back” as a veteran

In 1945, a photographer captured an emotional moment that occurred in Okinawa during World War II – the day U.S. Marine Col. Francis Fenton conducted the funeral service of his own 18-year-old son, Pfc. Mike Fenton. The photograph is one that Saleem Khan, M.D., associate professor of surgery, military veteran, and recipient of the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit, said he thinks about over and over again.

Celebrating Black History Month

Students at McGovern Medical School had the opportunity to enjoy food, special performances, and a keynote presentation on “The Evolution and Advancement of African Americans in Medicine.” by Dr. Valerae Lewis, chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Feb. 16 as part of this year’s Annual Black History Month Program. The annual event is presented by the Student National Medical Association and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.