January 27, 2023

Spector’s Spectacles

The latest exhibit of the McGovern Medical School Art Wall features works from Laura Spector. Spector, a performance and video artist, began creating artwork in 1994. In 1996, Spector began her acclaimed Museum Anatomy project, collaborating with museum curators in…

December 8, 2022

Laura Spector to present virtual exhibit on Grief, Apology, and Healing for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for its fall event of the Arts & Resilience program, Dec. 15. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present an…

October 29, 2022

Medical humanities students attend TOC TOC play

On October 27, medical humanities concentration students Miguel Moreno, Hannah Coco, and Emma Stenz, along with the McGovern Center’s Margarita Ortiz, JD, MA, attended TOC TOC (in English, OCD) at MATCH Theatre. Ultimately dealing with the seriousness of OCD and…

July 7, 2022

Your story matters to Houston Playback Theatre

Everybody has a story to tell. Whether the story is something menial, like a seemingly normal commute into the office, or a life-changing cancer diagnosis for a friend or family member, each person’s life is unique. For Houston Playback Theatre,…

June 16, 2022

Arts & Resilience welcomes Houston Playback Theatre Improv Group

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics continues its Arts & Resilience Program by welcoming Houston Playback Theatre to McGovern Medical School, June 22. Playback theatre is an improvisational form of theater that features members of the…

January 21, 2020

Carl Hammerschlag discusses balance

The word for health in the Navajo language is “hozho.” Hozho is also the word for truth, beauty, harmony, balance, and the great spirit. “What a wonderful concept: to be in balance, to be in harmony,” renowned psychiatrist Carl A….