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With virtual meetings here to stay, experts give tips on ways to bring some humanity back to our screens

Photo of a person falling asleep during a virtual meeting while kids are on devices in the next room. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

April 15, 2021

Sitting in small offices, big conference rooms, or giant auditoriums to collaborate with colleagues has been replaced by little squares on computer screens. Family pets, the doorbell, and children sometimes vie for attention, and if you want to take a bite of food, you turn off the camera. For better or worse, the way we meet has been forever changed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But experts at UTHealth think there are some easy things to do so all of these virtual experiences don't lead to burnout and fatigue. 





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 geriatrician awarded Clinician of the Year

Faith Atai, MD, associate professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and UT Physicians was awarded Clinician of the Year by The American Geriatrics Society.

April 9, 2021

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has honored Faith Atai, MD, associate professor of geriatric and palliative medicine at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) with the AGS 2021 Clinician of the Year Award.



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.




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