October 2, 2019

Poverty Simulation featured in UTHealth News

UTHealth News recently covered the Poverty Simulation, an innovative approach to teaching medical students about poverty and the challenges some patients face in following treatment plans.  The program was developed by the Missouri Community Action Network and adapted for McGovern…

August 1, 2019

McGovern Center electives and programs featured in Year in Review

McGovern Medical School’s annual Year in Review, At the Epicenter of Trauma, features several offerings of the McGovern Center. “Medical Education: Beyond the Classroom” shares about innovative approaches in learning environments.  One such example is Deconstructing Dementia: Mitigating Memory Loss…

November 9, 2018

Teaching Health Humanities to be released in early 2019

Health humanities book co-edited by Nathan Carlin and Thomas Cole will be released in 2019.

September 11, 2018

Poverty Simulation mentioned in U.S. News & World Report

McGovern Medical School’s use of the Community Action Poverty Simulation discussed in national story, Rebecca Lunstroth quoted.

July 30, 2018

Medical students learn about poverty in simulation

Houston Chronicle article follows up on Poverty Simulation and lessons learned by students.

June 21, 2018

Rebecca Lunstroth brings Community Action Poverty Simulation to McGovern Medical School

Medical students participate in Poverty Simulation.