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Nurses reflect on the most challenging year of their career

From left to right: Daniel Arellano, PhD, RN; Maja Djukic, PhD, RN; and Kelly Kearney, DNP, RN, reflect on the most challenging year of their careers.

May 7, 2021

Throughout the past year, everyone has faced challenges that have impacted their personal and professional lives due to COVID-19. While many retreated to their homes to stay safe from the virus, others – like nurses – worked the front lines, provided care to their patients via telecommunication, and carried on with research and teaching their nursing students.






Virtual Geigerman Lecture scheduled for April 20

Logo for the Geigerman lecture. The Geigerman Lecture Series was founded in memory of Benjamin J. Geigerman. The next lecture will be on April 20 at 6:30 p.m. (Image courtesy of McGovern Medical School)

April 13, 2021

The Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will host the 2021 Benjamin J. Geigerman Lecture series in a virtual format at 6:30 p.m. April 20. Individuals with autism, their families, clinicians, counselors, and educators are invited to join.



UTHealth launches Many Faces. One Mission. campaign with transformational gift

A photograph of a physician with an older couple and the words, at UTHealth, we have many stories to tell.

April 8, 2021

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) publicly launched its first comprehensive campaign Many Faces. One Mission. on Thursday, April 8. The campaign, representing the largest philanthropic effort in UTHealth’s history, aims to raise $500 million to address pressing health challenges and secure the institution’s future as a top health science center. Since the campaign’s quiet phase began in 2015, UTHealth’s closest friends have given more than $400 million in gifts and pledges.


McGovern Medical School Class of 2021 celebrates virtual Match Day

Group photo of the Class of 2021 at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. (Photo by Dwight Andrews, UTHealth)

March 18, 2021

Fourth-year McGovern Medical School students learned where they will train as residents through the National Resident Matching Program today - in the midst of one of the greatest challenges to the medical profession: the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Traditionally, students gather to open the envelopes containing their fate, but this year, students did their own celebrations separately, some receiving their Match results via email.

While the process may have looked different, the achievement remains a meaningful symbol of hard work, determination, and hope for the future.




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