August 10, 2023

Turning Pro at McGovern Medical School: Michelle Barratt, MD, MPH

“Education toward professionalism is more than being skilled and knowledgeable. It requires a lifelong transformational change in how we think, act, and feel as doctors. Our professional formation (Turning Pro) is shaped by the community in which we are surrounded.”…

August 3, 2023

Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium set for Sept. 9

Registration is open for the 10th annual Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium, hosted by UTHealth Houston Neurosciences, Sept. 9 in the Hermann Pavilion Conference Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital (6411 Fannin St.). The 2023 conference is titled “Children With Neurological and Neurosurgical…

July 25, 2023

Champions of Clinical Learning Environment

As a continual acknowledgment of the work it takes to create a positive and professional learning environment, the Directors of Learning Environment announced 28 faculty members who have earned the title of 2023 Champions of the Clinical Learning Environment. The…

March 22, 2023

Barratt wins Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism

The McGovern Medical School Office of Professionalism has named Michelle S. Barratt, MD, MPH, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, the 2023 winner of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism Education. “It is a great honor…

December 5, 2022

ISAW: Infantile Spasms Awareness Week Dec. 1-7, 2022

December 1-7 is #infantilespasms awareness week. Infantile spasms are often overlooked or misdiagnosed. Educate yourself on the signs and symptoms at and join the conversation by using #ISAW2022  

November 16, 2022

National Injury Prevention Day – November 18, 2022

On Friday, November 18, 2022, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, along with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, will shine a green light to raise awareness around childhood injury prevention. Below are photos of our activities…

October 12, 2022

Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month: Do’s and Don’ts for Sleeping Infants

October is Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month. Each year, there are about 3,400 sudden unexpected infant deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2020, approximately 41% of these deaths were due to sudden…

July 18, 2022

Gale to present Silverman Lectureship July 22

The Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics will host the 2022 William Silverman Lectureship featuring Chris Gale, MBBS, MSc, PhD. This is part of our effort to support learning healthcare at UTHealth Houston. Gale…

July 7, 2022

24 faculty named 2022 Champions of Clinical Learning Environment

Congratulations Dr. Guardiola, Dr. Omoruyi, and Dr. Yeragi! In an effort to continue to enhance professionalism and encourage a positive learning environment, Directors of Learning Environment Vineeth John, MD, MBA, and John Riggs, MD, have announced 24 McGovern Medical School…

May 26, 2022

Omoruyi wins APA teaching award

The Academic Pediatric Association has named Emma Omoruyi, MD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, as the 2022 winner of the Teaching Award for Mid-Career Faculty. The Teaching Award for Mid-Career Faculty recognizes excellence in teaching among APA members. Excellence is…