October 23, 2023

Prisha Jonnalagadda presents poster at Artful Medicine

Rice Humanities student Prisha Jonnalagadda presented a poster at the 2024 Artful Medicine Conference hosted by Missouri Southern State University in October 2023. She worked on a summer scholarship project on the history and evolution of Doctor of Osteopathy schools…

April 14, 2023

McGovern Center hosts festschrift in honor of Thomas Cole

From April 12 – 14, 2023, the McGovern Center hosted a small conference in honor of Thomas R. Cole, PhD, founding director of the Center. The conference consisted of a dozen scholars who presented and workshopped papers touching on key…

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…

January 5, 2023

Center director discusses professional identity formation

Education toward professionalism is more than being skilled and knowledgeable. It requires a lifelong transformational change in how we think, act, and feel as doctors. This professional formation (Turning Pro) is shaped by the community in which we are surrounded….

May 26, 2022

New Graduate Certificate Program piloted

The McGovern Center is piloting a new certificate program in the humanities and ethics for UTHealth Houston/McGovern Medical School fellows and residents (PGY-2 and above). The program is directed by Center faculty member Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, and will expose…

April 14, 2022

McGovern Center congratulates humanities graduates

On the evening of April 13, the McGovern Center honored this year’s humanities graduates from the Clinical Humanities Certificate Program at the School of Dentistry and Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration at McGovern Medical School at the virtual 15th Annual Graduation…

April 4, 2022

2022 Karff Awards winners selected

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Karff Chair Awards. These awards are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth Houston. Prizes for…

October 27, 2021

Available postdoctoral fellow position with the McGovern Center

The John P. McGovern, M.D., Center for Humanities and Ethics at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) invites applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. This position will require the successful candidate…