“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

March 22, 2018 Gun Violence & Physicians blue book elective from 12:00pm to 1:00pm MSB B.500
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March 22, 2018 Climate Change, Film, & Human Life blue book from 5:30pm to 8:00pm MSB B.635
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March 24, 2018 Sacred Sites of Houston blue book from 11:00am to 1:00pm Fountain of Praise Church, 13950 Hillcroft St, Houston, TX 77085, USA
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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.

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