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Bauchner focuses on evolving issues in medical journalism

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.


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Dr. Steven Zeitels to speak at annual ORL Frontiers event

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,


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Bauchner discusses challenges ahead for graduates in speech

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.



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Painters discuss inspiration and more for Arts & Resilience

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.


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History of medicine elective course to return in August

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.



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UTHealth opens Texas’ first Nikon Center of Excellence to offer advanced imaging

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.