March 20, 2024

Anson Koshy publishes essay in Pastoral Psychology

McGovern Center faculty Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, published a paper in Pastoral Psychology. The piece, “Decalcomania and Anticipatory Aesthetics: Envisioning Days of Future Past,” is an essay about the power of visual work of art to create opportunities for self-reflection,…

February 28, 2024

Keisha Ray quoted in The New York Times

A recent article in The New York Times,” discusses “Sexism in Medicine? It’s Not ‘All in Her Head.’“. McGovern Center associate professor, Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed about racism and sexism in clinical care.

February 27, 2024

McGovern Center members present at Shine Academy conference

The University of Texas System Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy of Health Science Education hosted the 2024 Innovations in Health Science Education Conference in Austin, TX, from February 22 to 23. Several members of the McGovern Center presented at the…

February 20, 2024

New National Collaborative on Humanities and Ethics in Dentistry Launched

Marking the launch of a National Collaborative on Humanities and Ethics in Dentistry was the February 13 presentation, “Everything Comes Alive with Cherry Pie: Stories of Life at the End of Life,” by Marcia Brennan, PhD. Brennan is the Carolyn…

February 15, 2024

Arts & Resilience to feature Garzón, Magana

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics’ Arts & Resilience Program welcomes artists Nela Garzón and Gabriela Magana for the first of two events in the spring of 2024. The event begins at noon, Feb. 22 on…

February 13, 2024

New article by Keisha Ray discusses moral injury

Keisha Ray, PhD, recently published an editorial online in The American Journal of Bioethics. In “We Are Not Okay: Moral Injury and a World on Fire,” Ray discusses that moral injury “looks beyond the self” and “gives a name to…

February 1, 2024

Joelle Robertson-Preidler quoted in Medical Ethics Advisor

A recent piece entitled, “Difficult Cases, Unclear Boundaries Put Ethicists at Risk for Burnout,” focused on ethicists’ roles in addressing burnout in organizations. McGovern Center assistant professor, Joelle Robertson-Preidler, PhD, MA, was quoted about the importance of reporting burnout. Robertson-Preidler…

January 29, 2024

Keisha Ray named a Fellow of The Hastings Center

Congratulations to Keisha Ray, PhD, who has been selected by The Hastings Center Board of Directors as a lifetime fellow! Ray joins a community of individuals whose work has informed scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical issues in health…

January 13, 2024

Anson Koshy publishes piece about art and activism

Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, wrote “Art and Activism in Medical Education: A Modern Necessity,” which appeared in a 2023 issue of the International Review of Psychiatry. In the commentary, Koshy discusses artivism—the use of visual art to promote activism and…

January 11, 2024

Keisha Ray interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition

Following recent news about Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin who was hospitalized post-surgery, Keisha Ray, PhD, spoke with NPR‘s Michel Martin about the privacy rights of public officials related to Austin’s not reporting his cancer diagnosis to Biden or Congress and…