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…


October 21, 2021

Arts & Resilience presentation by Laura Spector discussed in McGovern news

The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics marked the return of its Arts & Resilience program with a virtual performance from performance and video artist Laura Spector, Sept. 22. Spector, who began her work as an artist in…


September 3, 2021

Arts & Resilience series returns this Fall

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics presents the return of its Arts & Resilience Program as a four-part virtual series beginning Sept. 22. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, each session will be hosted live via…


April 15, 2021

Humanities graduates celebrated at virtual banquet

The McGovern Center’s 14th Annual Graduation Banquet was held virtually to honor the graduates of the Clinical Humanities Certificate Program at the School of Dentistry and Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration at McGovern Medical School. Seven graduates from dentistry and 19…


March 4, 2020

Erin Foster treats McGovern Medical School to Middle Eastern music

Houston musician Erin Foster treated McGovern Medical School students, faculty, and staff to the sounds of the qanun and “Middle Eastern Music” as part of February’s Arts & Resilience program, Feb. 20. The origin of the qanun, a string instrument…


January 27, 2020

Stephanie Gustafson plays harp for Arts & Resilience

Harpist Stephanie Gustafson treated McGovern Medical School students, faculty, and staff to an afternoon of classical harp music at the January edition of the Arts & Resilience program Jan. 16. Gustafson has served as the principal harpist with the Baton…


January 11, 2020

John Egan brings the blues

The Arts and Resilience Program brought the winter blues to McGovern Medical School at UTHealth with John Egan, who serenaded the audience with his toe-tapping yet haunting tunes, in the third-floor lecture hall on Dec. 19. Outfitted in a plaid…


December 19, 2019

Medical humanities students named fellows

Seven students from McGovern Medical School were named recently as members of the 2019-2020 class of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Houston Galveston.  Among the students, who are developing and implementing yearlong mentored service projects, four are also members of the…


December 5, 2019

Zydeco music the star of Arts & Resilience

Robert “Raa-Raa” Carter treated McGovern Medical School students, faculty, and staff to an afternoon filled with the sounds of Southern Louisiana’s zydeco music for November’s edition of the McGovern Center for Humanities & Ethics’ Arts & Resilience Program, Nov. 21 in MSB 3.001….


June 19, 2019

Sparky’s Jazz Express performs for Arts and Resilience

Students, faculty, and staff at McGovern Medical School were treated to an afternoon of smooth sounds, courtesy of Sparky’s Jazz Express, as part of the Arts & Resilience program on June 13 in Webber Plaza. One of the top groups…


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