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UT Physicians launches first phase of patient access to COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, is beginning the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to at-risk patient groups by invitation only following state and federal guidance. Based upon the number of available doses, UT Physicians sending invitations via email and text messaging to patients. If patients do not have an email address […]

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McGovern alumni adapt to telemedicine practices

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a “new normal” for people around the world. With travel restrictions and communities closing down, people are having to adjust to a new lifestyle, often using technology to ease that transition. Face-to-face meetings at businesses have become videoconferences through software such as Cisco Webex and Zoom, and students, […]

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McGovern course features a new point of view – the author, himself

Shem Humanities Course

While the move to an online learning format requires distancing of students and faculty, in one McGovern Medical School course, it is allowing an up-close perspective from an important point of view – the author in discussion. Humanistic Elements of Medicine is a fourth-year elective offered by the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics. The […]

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Call for COVID-19 pandemic art wall submissions

Pandemic Art

The Medical Art Wall Committee is currently accepting COVID-19 pandemic submissions to be featured on the McGovern Medical School Art Wall. The pandemic art exhibit will recognize the creative efforts of staff, faculty, students, and physicians-in-training in an unusual time. In a year that has seen challenges ranging from the pandemic to racial injustice, the […]

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