December 8, 2022

Laura Spector to present virtual exhibit on Grief, Apology, and Healing for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for its fall event of the Arts & Resilience program, Dec. 15. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present an…


December 8, 2022

Jordan Lazenby wins inaugural McGovern Medical School teaching competition

On December 7, the inaugural McGovern Medical School Teaching Competition was held, with 8 medical students vying for the Gary C. Rosenfeld Award for Excellence in Teaching. A panel of three judges—John Hancock, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, ScD, Executive Dean…


November 29, 2022

McGovern to host inaugural teaching competition

In partnership with the Academic Medical Student Organization and Medical Student Research Office in the Office of Educational Programs, the McGovern Center will host the inaugural McGovern Medical School Teaching Competition, Dec. 7. The competition will feature abstracts from students…


October 29, 2022

Medical humanities students attend TOC TOC play

On October 27, medical humanities concentration students Miguel Moreno, Hannah Coco, and Emma Stenz, along with the McGovern Center’s Margarita Ortiz, JD, MA, attended TOC TOC (in English, OCD) at MATCH Theatre. Ultimately dealing with the seriousness of OCD and…


July 21, 2022

Spector returns for Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for a summer event of its Arts & Resilience Program, July 28. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present her workshop Drawing for…


July 7, 2022

Your story matters to Houston Playback Theatre

Everybody has a story to tell. Whether the story is something menial, like a seemingly normal commute into the office, or a life-changing cancer diagnosis for a friend or family member, each person’s life is unique. For Houston Playback Theatre,…


June 16, 2022

Arts & Resilience welcomes Houston Playback Theatre Improv Group

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics continues its Arts & Resilience Program by welcoming Houston Playback Theatre to McGovern Medical School, June 22. Playback theatre is an improvisational form of theater that features members of the…


April 22, 2022

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…


February 17, 2022

Honoring the lost

McGovern Medical Students Timothy George, Grace Kuang, and Jeff Jin as well as Ryan Huebinger, MD, played music from Chopin, Chaminade, and Rachmaninoff as part of the COVID Memorial Recital, Feb. 10 in the Fifth Floor Gallery. Organized by George,…


February 17, 2022

Muñiz shares works for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Patrick McGrath Muñiz as the third presenter of its Arts & Resilience program on Jan. 26, via Cisco Webex. Muñiz, originally from Puerto Rico, is a Houston-based artist who…


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