April 21, 2023

QEP-CIPC collaboration presented at annual interprofessional education meeting

Francine Snow, DrPH, MSN, RN-BC (Cizik School of Nursing), Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS (McGovern Center), and Rachel Jantea, MD, MS (McGovern Medical School), gave a presentation on the Virtual Interprofessional Policy Simulation (VIPS) at the 2023 Texas Interprofessional Education…

April 14, 2023

McGovern Center hosts festschrift in honor of Thomas Cole

From April 12 – 14, 2023, the McGovern Center hosted a small conference in honor of Thomas R. Cole, PhD, founding director of the Center. The conference consisted of a dozen scholars who presented and workshopped papers touching on key…

March 20, 2023

McGovern Center faculty and students present at Health Humanities Consortium

The Health Humanities Consortium held its annual meeting from March 16-19, 2023, at Case Western Reserve University’s Health Education Campus in Cleveland, OH. Alongside plenary lectures and various papers, panels, and roundtables, the McGovern Center was represented in two presentations….

March 4, 2023

Quality Enhancement Plan featured at 2023 Innovation in Health Science Education conference

The 2023 Innovation in Health Science Education Annual Conference, presented by the UT System Shine Academy, focused on initiatives featuring diversity, collaboration, and opportunities in current health science education. UTHealth Houston’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Healthcare Policy for Health Professionals…

November 16, 2022

Center members present poster on health policy education

In early November, Jessica Wise, MPH, PhD Candidate, and Shane Cunha, PhD, presented a poster about the Virtual Interprofessional Policy Simulation, an innovative health policy educational activity, at the 2022 International Conference on the Future of Health Professions Education at…

November 14, 2022

McGovern Center members presented at Healing Arts Houston

From September 29 – October 1, the University of Houston hosted a conference, Innovations in Arts and Health: Collaborating for Medical Humanities, Professional Development, and Community Health. The international conference featured many speakers from the Houston area, including several affiliated…

October 29, 2022

McGovern Center members present poster on health policy learning in nursing

Associate faculty member, Francine K. Snow, DrPH, MSN, RN-BC, and senior program coordinator, Angela P. Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS, collaborated to share findings from the first year of Healthcare Policy for Health Professionals (HP2), UTHealth Houston’s Quality Enhancement Plan. The…

April 7, 2021

Center faculty present at virtual conference

The 2021 Innovations in Health Science Education Annual Conference was held virtually from February 26-27. This year’s theme was “Pivoting to Transform Health Science Education: How We Learned to Teach During a Pandemic.” During the first day of the conference,…

December 11, 2020

Keisha Ray explores intersections across bioethics and humanities in virtual discussion

Keisha Ray, PhD, participated in a plenary session of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 22nd Annual Conference in October, discussing “What About the ‘H’ in ASBH? Exploring the Intersections Across Bioethics and Humanities.” Ray’s comments begin at…

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…