“Young physicians come to understand their power to heal as well as to harm, and to see how their work gives meaning to their lives.”
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The McGovern Center offers a number of programs that bring issues of humanities, ethics, and more to students and faculty of UTHealth. Our programs enrich both their educational and professional experiences.

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Since Fall 2011, more than 4,000 UTHealth students have read The Brewsters, a book that offers a creative and interprofessional approach to teaching ethics and professionalism.

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The Sacred Vocation Program offers guidance to professionals interested in reconnecting with their role as healers and in finding meaning. Offered to UTHealth Medical School residents, the program is now available to outside institutions and professionals.

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Upcoming Events & Seminars

May 24, 2018 Summer Humanities Seminar (Private Session) from 2:00pm to 3:30pm JJL 410 May 31, 2018 Summer Humanities Seminar (Private Session) from 2:00pm to 3:30pm JJL 410 June 4, 2018 Tibetan Meditation from 12:15pm to 12:45pm JJL 410
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Medical Humanities: An Introduction

Drs. Thomas Cole, Nathan Carlin, and Ronald Carson authored the first introductory textbook on the subject of medical humanities. The book was published by Cambridge University Press.

Medical Humanities: An Introduction book cover

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