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  • Organized by the UH Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and the UH College of Medicine, “Innovations in Arts and Health: Collaborating for Medical Humanities, Professional Development and Community Health” is the Houston installment in a year-long global series of symposia, fundraisers and arts-based health and wellness initiatives known as “The Future is Unwritten: Healing Arts.”

    Showcasing the Intersection of Arts and Medicine

    The brightest, most creative minds at the forefront of arts and health integration in the Greater Houston area are converging at the University of Houston for a global conference showcasing how their collaborative work is improving health outcomes for patients and communities.

  • University of Houston College of Medicine Receives $1M Bank of America Grant to Advance Racial Equality, Economic Opportunity

    HOUSTON, August 11, 2021 – The University of Houston College of Medicine, founded last year on a distinct social mission to be accountable to society for improving the overall health and health care of Greater Houston, Texas and beyond, has received a $1 million grant from Bank of America to support the medical school’s commitment to increase primary care access in underserved urban and rural communities.

  • New UH Medical Students Receive First White Coats

    Founded last year with a bold and fresh new approach to medical education, the UH College of Medicine is tackling a key contributor to poor health – the shortage of primary care doctors. By addressing societal factors that affect their patients' health, such as food insecurity, the environment and housing, these medical students will be trained to help eliminate health disparities in underserved urban and rural areas, which often have poorer health outcomes.

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University of Houston

Showcasing the Intersection of Arts and Medicine

September 20, 2021

CBS News

Los Angeles school board votes to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for students 12 and older

September 9, 2021

Houston Chronicle

Student COVID cases nearly double across Texas in one week

September 4, 2021

Caller Times

As COVID-19 surges in Texas, more people are postponing preventive care

September 3, 2021

Yahoo!

A large prevalence rate of the virus is going to affect everyone: Doctor

September 3, 2021

FOX 26 Houston

UH working to diversify the medical field

August 26, 2021

MARTHASTEWART.COM

Which Skin Conditions Might Be a Sign of Poor Gut Health?

August 23, 2021

Houston Chronicle

As neighboring school districts cope with growing COVID cases, HISD prepares for first day back

August 23, 2021

Forbes

The Best Masks For Travel, Comfort And Safety In The COVID Pandemic

August 22, 2021

Houston Chronicle

UH receives pair of $1 million donations

August 11, 2021

Houston Business Journal

University of Houston College of Medicine receives $1M from Bank of America

August 11, 2021

University of Houston

University of Houston College of Medicine Receives $1M Bank of America Grant to Advance Racial Equality, Economic Opportunity

August 11, 2021

University of Houston

New UH Medical Students Receive First White Coats

August 3, 2021

The Daily Cougar

Medical students reflect on first year at UHCOM

August 2, 2021

Houston Chronicle

UH College of Medicine hosts first White Coat Ceremony after COVID dampened inaugural celebration

July 31, 2021

KHOU, Channel 11 (CBS)

White coat ceremony held for new University of Houston medical school students

July 31, 2021

KPRC, Channel 2 (NBC)

Future doctors graduating from UH medical school aim to serve in underserved areas

July 29, 2021

Houston Business Journal

UH College of Medicine receives $1M gift to open direct primary care clinic in southwest Houston

July 29, 2021

Houston Chronicle

'White coat' ceremony will launch UH College of Medicine's second class this weekend

July 29, 2021

Modern Healthcare

Houston med school to open direct primary care clinic for uninsured (subscription required)

July 29, 2021

Univision

Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Houston abrirá clínica para personas sin seguro médico

July 29, 2021

KPRC, Channel 2 (NBC)

University of Houston College of Medicine to open direct primary care clinic for the uninsured

July 28, 2021

Houston Chronicle

UH College of Medicine to open primary care clinic for uninsured

July 28, 2021

University of Houston

UH College of Medicine to Open Direct Primary Care Clinic for the Uninsured

July 28, 2021

Yale University

Four New Fellows Begin Pozen-Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Health Equity Leadership

July 8, 2021

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