Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network, tackled some of the controversies and challenges facing medical journalism in the 21st century as part of a special lecture at McGovern Medical School last week.
Steven Marc Zeitels, MD, the Eugene B. Casey Professor of Laryngeal Surgery at Harvard Medical School and director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center of Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, will be the invited speaker for Otorhinolaryngology Frontiers 2018, which will be held Saturday, June 23, at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine,
Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network, praised the graduating class of 2018 at this year’s McGovern Medical School commencement ceremony while offering a pointed speech about the road ahead for the future physicians.
Dr. Duraisamy Balaguru, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the winner of the 2018 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher.
Gael Stack and David McGee, two Houston-area painters, talked at length about their art and their influences as part of month’s edition of the ongoing Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.
Medical students looking to enhance their knowledge and perspectives of the history of contemporary medicine are encouraged to enroll in the upcoming “Fundamentals of the history of contemporary medicine” elective course, instructed by Dr. Adan Rios, associate professor of internal medicine.
J. Chase Findley, M.D., associate professor and director of medical student education in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, is the recipient of the 2018 Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award.
The Center for Advanced Microscopy, one of the UTHealth Research Service Centers, held an open house April 25 to unveil its new Nikon Center of Excellence (COE). The new center features two new super-resolution Nikon microscopes and upgraded confocal microscopes that will provide researchers from UTHealth and other Texas Medical Center institutions access to the latest optical systems to advance their research and exposure in the field. This is the first Nikon Center of Excellence established in Texas.
Professors from several departments at McGovern Medical School shared research presentations with thousands of scientists in biophysics at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society (BPS) earlier this year.
Sasha D. Adams, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, is this year’s recipient of the Benjy F. Brooks, M.D., Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award.