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…


November 18, 2022

Susan Fenton receives 2021 President’s Scholar Award for teaching

Congratulations to associate faculty and Quality Enhancement Plan team member Susan H. Fenton, PhD, received the 2021 President’s Scholar Award for Teaching. The honor was given by UTHealth Houston President and Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair, Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, at a…


May 5, 2022

Keisha Ray awarded for teaching excellence

Congratulations are in order for Keisha Ray, PhD, who has received the 2022 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award. Other faculty of McGovern Medical School also received this honor and are listed here.


October 27, 2021

Available postdoctoral fellow position with the McGovern Center

The John P. McGovern, M.D., Center for Humanities and Ethics at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) invites applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. This position will require the successful candidate…


October 14, 2021

McGovern students learn the Art of Observation

In the health care industry, physicians are usually asked for their expertise, whether that be through diagnosis, or recommendations on treatment, however a lot of the time, they are never asked how they are feeling. The Art of Observation, a…


May 6, 2021

McGovern Center faculty recognized for teaching excellence

In honor of teaching excellence month at McGovern Medical School, the 2021 winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards were announced. McGovern Center faculty members Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, were among the winners. List of awardees


December 2, 2020

McGovern Center course features author in discussion

While the move to an online learning format requires distancing of students and faculty, in one McGovern Medical School course, it is allowing an up-close perspective from an important point of view – the author in discussion. Humanistic Elements of…


June 10, 2020

Keisha Ray’s work featured in toolkit for Bioethics and Race

Bioethics.net has created the #BlackBioethics Toolkit, a resource featuring articles, blogs, and more on bioethics and race. The toolkit focuses specifically on African Americans and Black people in the United States. Among the resources are works by Keisha Ray, PhD,…


May 15, 2020

Center faculty receive teaching awards

Alongside faculty of McGovern Medical School’s various clinical departments, the McGovern Center’s Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, were named winners of the 2020 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all the winners! List of awardees


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