Howard C. Bauchner, M.D.

Bauchner named commencement speaker

McGovern Medical School will welcome Dr. Howard Bauchner, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and Public Health, as the commencement speaker of the graduating class of 2018.






Sandy Frieden, Ph.D

Arts & Resilience delves into the language of film

Dr. Sandy Frieden, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Houston, spoke about the art of “diagnosing” the meanings and details behind movies for this 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.




Dr. Hazim Safi

Safi to give esteemed John Homans Lecture

Dr. Hazim J. Safi, professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, joins a distinguished list of colleagues in his field selected with the rare distinction of giving the John Homans Lecture at the 2018 Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Annual Meeting. Safi will present the lecture on the final day of the event, held June 21 to 23 in Boston.


Community-based otolaryngologists in Texas and across the country can enhance their day-to-day care by learning about advances in medical and surgical care of disease of the ears, nose and throat and related structures at the Texas Hill Country ENT Symposium.

Texas Hill Country ENT Symposium set for April 28-29

Practicing otolaryngologists, as well as residents and fellows in otolaryngology training programs, and other health care providers are invited to a weekend in Texas Hill Country for the upcoming ENT Symposium set for April 28 and 29.