October 6, 2022

Medical humanities student named as UTHealthLeads fellow

Congratulations to Naahanna Bryan Akahara, who was selected for the 2022-23 cohort of the UTHealthLeads fellowship program. The one-year fellowship aims to develop future leaders in healthcare by developing their self-awareness and increasing their leadership confidence to influence systems effectively….


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…


November 2, 2021

Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration has a new director

Keisha Ray, PhD, has been named the new Director of the Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration. Dr. Ray is Assistant Professor with the McGovern Center and took over the program’s reins as of November 1. Dr. Ray’s new role follows the…


August 5, 2021

Keisha Ray elected to ASBH Nominating Committee

Keisha Ray, PhD, has been elected to serve as a member of the Nominating Committee of the Association for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Elections are held annually to fill open positions to serve on the Committee for a two-year term….


April 8, 2021

Recipients of the 2021 Karff Chair Awards announced

The McGovern Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Karff Chair Awards. These are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth. These awards are made possible through the Samuel…


January 4, 2021

New director sought to lead McGovern Center

The McGovern Center is seeking applicants for a tenured position at the rank of professor to serve as the Director. Applicants should possess, at minimum, a doctorate in a humanities discipline, hold the rank of professor, have at least 10…


April 3, 2020

McGovern Center names winners of the 2020 Karff Chair Awards

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics (McGovern Center) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Karff Chair Awards. These are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth. These awards…


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