October 27, 2021

Available postdoctoral fellow positions 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…

September 23, 2021

Coauthored paper on autonomy by Colin Goodman and Timothy Houk accepted for publication

“Misapplying Autonomy: Why Patient Wishes Cannot Settle Treatment Decisions” is the title of a forthcoming paper in Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics co-authored by Colin Goodman and Timothy Houk, PhD. Goodman is a fourth-year medical student who is also a member…

October 29, 2019

Current and former McGovern Center members presented at national meeting

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities hosted its 21st annual conference recently in Pittsburgh. The conference theme was “Remembrance and Resilience: How Bioethics and Humanities Can Move Us Forward.” Center director Thomas Cole, PhD, presented as part of a…

August 1, 2019

Timothy Houk departs for College of the Sequoias

Postdoctoral research fellow, Timothy Houk, PhD, departs the McGovern Center this month to begin a position in the Department of Philosophy at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, CA. We wish him the best as he embarks on this new…

July 22, 2019

Two papers by Timothy Houk published

Timothy Houk, PhD published recently two papers. The first paper is a coauthored piece entitled, “Marketing the Research Missions of Academic Medical Centers: Why Messages Blurring Lines Between Clinical Care and Research Are Bad for Both Business and Ethics,” and…

March 28, 2019

McGovern Center seeks postdoctoral fellow to start September 1

The McGovern Center is hiring a postdoctoral research fellow for its fellowship program in humanities and ethics in healthcare. The fellowship is two years and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to participate in teaching and research at and collaborate…

March 7, 2019

Christine Weiseler co-authors piece about accessibility and care for patients with disabilities

Former Center postdoctoral fellow publishes paper about improving accessibility and quality of care for patients with disability.