“The McGovern Center helps students explore medicine through the lenses of history, ethics, law, literature, religion and spirituality, social science, cultural studies, and the arts.”
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We offer a number of programs that bring issues of humanities, ethics, and more to students and faculty of UTHealth. Our programs enrich their educational and professional experiences.

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Since Fall 2011, nearly 10,000 UTHealth students have read The Brewsters, a book that offers a creative and interprofessional approach to teaching ethics and professionalism.

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Sacred Vocation Program provides guidance to professionals in reconnecting with their roles as healers and finding meaning. Offered to McGovern Medical School residents, the program is available to outside institutions and professionals.

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Upcoming Events & Seminars

June 18, 2018 Tibetan Meditation from 12:15pm to 12:45pm JJL 410
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June 20, 2018 Arts & Resilience from 12:00pm to 1:00pm MSB 5.001
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June 25, 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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