May 3, 2023

Keisha Ray receives Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award

For the second consecutive year, Keisha Ray, PhD, has received the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award. Ray directs the McGovern Center’s Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration, the fourth-year elective Humanistic Elements of Medicine, and the longitudinal themes within McGovern Medical School’s curriculum….

March 31, 2023

Pritha Bhattacharyya wins prize for fiction

Pritha Bhattacharyya, MFA, won the 2023 Inprint Joan and Stanford Alexander Prize in Fiction. As part of the Menil’s Neighborhood Community Day on April 1, she will give a short reading of her prize-winning work alongside other award recipients. Bhattacharyya…

March 30, 2023

Announcement of the 2023 Karff Awards winners

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics (McGovern Center) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Karff Chair Awards. These are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. These awards are made possible through…

March 24, 2023

Medical humanities students among newest members of Gold Humanism Honor Society

McGovern Medical School welcomed the newest members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society, Feb. 27. The mission of Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role…

March 23, 2023

Barratt wins Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism

The McGovern Medical School Office of Professionalism has named Michelle S. Barratt, MD, MPH, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, the 2023 winner of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism Education. “It is a…

March 23, 2023

Flores named Geriatric Society Fellow

The American Geriatric Society has named Renee Flores, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, as a member of its 2023 Class of AGS Fellows. AGS Fellow Status is awarded to AGS members who have demonstrated a professional…

March 16, 2023

Ray, Sharrief win McGovern DEI Awards

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion selected Keisha Ray, PhD, and Anjail Sharrief, MD, as the 2023 winners of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished Faculty Awards in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The Distinguished Faculty Award in…

March 4, 2023

QEP team members win award at 2023 Innovations conference

Congratulations to Jessica Wise, MPH; Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS; and Stephen Linder, PhD! Led by Wise, the team received 2nd place for their poster, “A Campus-Wide ‘Civics 101’ Learning Module for Diverse Disciplines in the Health Science,” at the…

February 23, 2023

Associate faculty member, Vineeth John inducted into Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy

Vineeth John, MD, professor and vice chair for education in the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is one of four UTHealth Houston faculty inducted into the 2023 class of The University of Texas Kenneth I….

February 15, 2023

Keisha Ray receives distinguished faculty research award

Congratulations are in order for Keisha Ray, PhD, who was selected for the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished Faculty Research Award in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion! Ray is assistant professor with the McGovern Center, the director of both…