May 15, 2023

Angela Gomez promoted to faculty

Former Senior Coordinator of Special Programs, Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS, has been promoted to faculty as of May 1. Gomez has been a member of the McGovern Center and UTHealth Houston for nearly 14 years, and serves as the…

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….

April 21, 2023

QEP-CIPC collaboration presented at annual interprofessional education meeting

Francine Snow, DrPH, MSN, RN-BC (Cizik School of Nursing), Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS (McGovern Center), and Rachel Jantea, MD, MS (McGovern Medical School), gave a presentation on the Virtual Interprofessional Policy Simulation (VIPS) at the 2023 Texas Interprofessional Education…

March 24, 2023

Health Systems & Safety Net Care series concludes with fieldwork and luncheon

The blue book elective series Health Systems and Safety Net Care was organized by second-year medical student Calvin Wong and advised by Jane Hamilton, PhD, MPH, LCSW, associate professor in the Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The key…

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 20, 2023

McGovern Center faculty and students present at Health Humanities Consortium

The Health Humanities Consortium held its annual meeting from March 16-19, 2023, at Case Western Reserve University’s Health Education Campus in Cleveland, OH. Alongside plenary lectures and various papers, panels, and roundtables, the McGovern Center was represented in two presentations….

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…

March 4, 2023

Quality Enhancement Plan featured at 2023 Innovation in Health Science Education conference

The 2023 Innovation in Health Science Education Annual Conference, presented by the UT System Shine Academy, focused on initiatives featuring diversity, collaboration, and opportunities in current health science education. UTHealth Houston’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Healthcare Policy for Health Professionals…

March 2, 2023

Angela Gomez named co-director of Quality Enhancement Plan

After serving since January 1 as interim co-director of UTHealth Houston’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), the appointment was made official this month for Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS. Gomez is the McGovern Center’s senior coordinator of special programs and has…