November 14, 2022

McGovern Center members presented at Healing Arts Houston

From September 29 – October 1, the University of Houston hosted a conference, Innovations in Arts and Health: Collaborating for Medical Humanities, Professional Development, and Community Health. The international conference featured many speakers from the Houston area, including several affiliated…


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…


August 18, 2022

Human Ties issues call for submissions

The Spring 2023 issue of Human Ties Digest is in the works. Writers, artists, and creators are invited to submit up to 3 original works for publication by November 18. The next issue’s theme is Identity. See the graphic below…


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…


May 26, 2022

New Graduate Certificate Program piloted

The McGovern Center is piloting a new certificate program in the humanities and ethics for UTHealth Houston/McGovern Medical School fellows and residents (PGY-2 and above). The program is directed by Center faculty member Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, and will expose…


September 3, 2021

Arts & Resilience series returns this Fall

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics presents the return of its Arts & Resilience Program as a four-part virtual series beginning Sept. 22. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, each session will be hosted live via…


May 14, 2021

Anson Koshy featured in campus piece about art and being a well-rounded physician

Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, is an assistant professor with the McGovern Center and Department of Pediatrics. His artistic side was presented in a recent news story. The art of becoming a well-rounded physician When you walk the halls of McGovern…


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