February 16, 2021

Keisha Ray publishes new article in Journal of Medical Humanities

“Going Beyond the Data: Using Testimonies to Humanize Pedagogy on Black Health,” is the title of a recent paper by Keisha Ray, PhD. Appearing in the Journal of Medical Humanities, Ray proposes in the article a new approach to health…

December 2, 2020

McGovern Center course features author in discussion

While the move to an online learning format requires distancing of students and faculty, in one McGovern Medical School course, it is allowing an up-close perspective from an important point of view – the author in discussion. Humanistic Elements of…

August 1, 2020

Center faculty work with SCoPE to define professionalism

McGovern Medical School’s Student Committee on Professionalism and Ethics (SCoPE) features committee members from each class of second- through fourth-year students. In collaboration with others, the committee developed a definition of professionalism, established for teaching and practicing professionalism at all…

May 15, 2020

Center faculty receive teaching awards

Alongside faculty of McGovern Medical School’s various clinical departments, the McGovern Center’s Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, were named winners of the 2020 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all the winners! List of awardees

October 29, 2019

Science fiction and racial bias are focus of interview with Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed recently by Ashley Abramson of Elemental by Medium. In the interview, Ray explains that racial disparity is a pressing issue in medicine that medical students must learn about. As part of Ray’s “Science Fiction and…

October 21, 2019

Keisha Ray interviewed about race and gender

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed recently on the question of what doctors are doing about racial bias in healthcare. In the column, “1 Question, 5 Answers,” Ray’s response appears alongside clinicians and administrators in medical education. The interview appears online…

October 10, 2019

Nathan Carlin named to Academy of Master Educators

The Academy of Master Educators welcomed recently Nathan Carlin, PhD among its members. The Academy is an organization of scholars recognized for teaching and educational excellence at McGovern Medical School. Carlin will be celebrated alongside other faculty at the 2019…

October 2, 2019

Poverty Simulation featured in UTHealth News

Some students stole to pay bills. Others begged. Still, others deliberated whether to buy their child’s medication or pay the mortgage. These acts—part of a simulated poverty experience for students at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth—illuminate the circumstances some of their…