Medical students share stories and art at Off Script
Since June 2016, the McGovern Center has co-sponsored Off Script: Stories from the Heart of Medicine alongside Baylor College of Medicine’s Narrative Medicine Program. These one-hour events focus on different themes, featuring stories and artist works from members of the…
New poem by Sylvia Villarreal in Annals of Internal Medicine
Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, has a new poem in Annals of Internal Medicine this month. The piece, “What You Will Not Know About This Body Is That” is directed at medical students in gross anatomy lab and vividly describes the…
Poem by Sylvia Villarreal published
Center adjunct faculty, Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, wrote “Morning Groove,” a poem recently published in the February 2022 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. In the piece, Villarreal vividly describes the morning routine.
Special issue of Human Ties Digest released, focuses on hope amidst uncertainty
The latest issue of Human Ties Digest was released today. The special issue focuses on “Hope Amidst Uncertainty,” and features writings and artwork by members of McGovern Medical School. These works include oil paintings by Olga Chumakova, PhD, from the…
New poem by Sylvia Villarreal published
The October 2021 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine features the latest poem by Sylvia Villarreal. The poem, entitled “Borne,” shares the poet’s reflections on the experience of becoming a grandparent for the first time.
Sylvia Villarreal’s poetry prize win featured in Scoop
Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, project manager of the Sacred Vocation Program at McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, is the winner of the Annals of Internal Medicine’s 2018 Poetry Prize for the best poem published throughout the year. Villarreal wrote…
Sylvia Villarreal wins annual poetry prize
Annals of Internal Medicine awards annual poetry prize to Sylvia Villarreal