April 23, 2019

Blog post by Keisha Ray focuses on anti-fat bias

Reflecting on personal experience, Keisha Ray, PhD, authored a blog post on Bioethics.net about fat bias titled, “Going to the Doctor While Fat.” Ray describes her experience of a doctor’s appointment to discuss her concern with rapid weight gain. Despite…


April 12, 2019

Angela Polczynski publishes paper with Cathy Rozmus and Nathan Carlin

Angela Polczynski, MBA, Cathy Rozmus, PhD, RN, and Nathan Carlin, PhD recently published a paper entitled, “Beyond Silos: An Interprofessional, Campus-Wide Ethics Education Program.” The paper, published online first by Nursing Ethics, discusses findings of an educational research study conducted…


April 9, 2019

Piece by Michael Lehner published in Texas Heart Institute Journal

Fourth-year medical student and medical humanities program participant Michael Lehner published recently in the Texas Heart Institute Journal. The piece is titled “Chicken-Fried Steak Changed My Outlook on Medicine,” and serves as a story and personal reflection.


April 1, 2019

Medical humanities student Ryan Cassidy publishes first-author paper

Graduate student Cassidy’s first-author paper published on the cover of Science Advances Written by: Tracey Barnett The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student Ryan Cassidy had his first-author paper, “A Lateral Hypothalamus…


March 20, 2019

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…


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.


February 28, 2019

Sylvia Villarreal wins annual poetry prize

Annals of Internal Medicine awards annual poetry prize to Sylvia Villarreal


February 27, 2019

Personal narrative published in medical humanities journal

Jonathan Xian publishes personal narrative in Hektoen International.


February 26, 2019

New blog post by Keisha Ray focuses on aging

Keisha Ray wrote recently a blog post contemplating aging and our responsibilities to our aging families.


February 20, 2019

Recent commentary by Keisha Ray appears in AJOB

American Journal of Bioethics published recently Keisha Ray’s commentary on intersectionality and power imbalances faced by clinicians of color.


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