September 11, 2020

Off Script returns with virtual event about hope

Off Script: Stories from the Heart of Medicine is a co-sponsored event by Baylor College of Medicine, the McGovern Center and McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, and the University of Houston. Since 2016, the event has been held across the…


April 9, 2019

Piece by Michael Lehner published in Texas Heart Institute Journal

Fourth-year medical student and medical humanities program member 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. Chicken-Fried Steak Changed…


March 15, 2019

Behind the Smile returns for storytelling in dentistry

Whitney Vrazel and Shelly Patel, DDS, developed “Behind the Smile” in 2018, hosting the first storytelling session on November 14. Vrazel is a fourth-year dental student and also a soon-to-be graduate of the McGovern Center’s Clinical Humanities Certificate Program, a…


March 13, 2017

McGovern Center hosts annual conference

McGovern Center hosts successful international conference on health humanities.


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