June 10, 2022

Medical Humanities students named Albert Schweitzer Fellows

Congratulations are in order to Miguel Bonilla Moreno, Patricia Marie Guzman, Isabel Kilroy, and Sanjna Tripathy. All four students are members of the Center’s Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration and were recently named as part of the 2022-2023 class of the…


May 16, 2022

Sarah Syed places 3rd at TEACH-S Educational Symposium

The 2022 TEACH-S Educational Symposium, which centered on “The Power of the Learning Environment,” was held on May 12. Presenters gave talks, offered workshops, and shared posters. Sarah Syed, MD, a 2022 McGovern Medical School graduate, placed third in the…


April 14, 2022

McGovern Center congratulates humanities graduates

On the evening of April 13, the McGovern Center honored this year’s humanities graduates from the Clinical Humanities Certificate Program at the School of Dentistry and Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration at McGovern Medical School at the virtual 15th Annual Graduation…


April 4, 2022

2022 Karff Awards winners selected

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Karff Chair Awards. These awards are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth Houston. Prizes for…


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…


April 8, 2021

Recipients of the 2021 Karff Chair Awards announced

The McGovern Center is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Karff Chair Awards. These are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth. These awards are made possible through the Samuel…


April 3, 2020

McGovern Center names winners of the 2020 Karff Chair Awards

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics (McGovern Center) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Karff Chair Awards. These are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth. These awards…


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…


November 21, 2019

Coordinators of Gun Violence & Physicians among winners of national poster competition

The American Medical Association recently recognized the efforts of several McGovern Medical School students and faculty member, Sandra McKay, MD.  The team won the student category for “Medical Education or Wellness Innovation” at this year’s EXPO Research Symposium Poster Competition,…


August 21, 2019

Medical humanities student receives award for excellence

The American Public Health Association awarded UTHealth School of Public Health student Anisha Somani the 2019 Excellence in Public Health Award for her commitment to advocacy, effective policy, and enriching the learning environments of the academic institutions she has attended….


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