Humanities find new outlet in Human Ties Digest

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics launched its inaugural edition of Human Ties Digest, a publication that aims to foster the medical humanities and creativity, organized by second-year medical students Maggie O’Brien and Munir Buhaya, and Anson Koshy, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the McGovern Center.

Students explore ethical, patient issues with help from silver screen

A group of McGovern Medical School students is using the power of film to spur discussions about humanities and medicine as part of a Blue Book Elective series offered by the McGovern Center for Humanities & Ethics.

Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Niolaes Tulp, 1632. 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.

Linda Burger, CEO of Jewish Family Service, and Rabbi Steven Morgen of Congregation Beth Yeshurun address McGovern Medical Students during their visit to Jewish Family Service as part of the Sacred Sites of Houston elective course. Medical students learn about intersections of faith, health as part of elective

A group of McGovern Medical School students have been having spiritual experiences of a medical kind, learning about how various religious communities across Houston approach the intersection of faith and healthcare as part of an ongoing elective course sponsored by the John P. McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics.