COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
UH Moment: UH College of Medicine Newest Member of Texas Medical Center – Houston Public Media
The University of Houston was named a TMC member institution in 2009 while the UH College of Pharmacy has been a member since 1980. TMC member institutions work together to promote the highest standards of patient care, research and education. Among the other affiliated medical schools are the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Texas A&M College of Medicine. "We are excited to welcome the University of Houston College of Medicine to the Texas Medical Center," said William F. McKeon, president & CEO of Texas Medical Center. Just as the UH medical school embraces the opportunity to collaborate with other TMC member institutions, inter-professional collaboration is at the core of its curriculum.houstonpublicmedia.org
Dealing With Eating Disorders – Houston Public Media
Eating disorders are serious conditions. Dr. Kristin Kassaw, psychiatrist at the College of Medicine at the University of Houston College of Medicine explains how proper treatment can help. “Eating disorders are not a lifestyle choice – they are complex illnesses that can harm the heart, digestive system and bones and sometimes be fatal. The most common disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating. Treatment is complex and involves a specialized team of medical professionals.”Warning signs include:Skipping meals or binge eating.houstonpublicmedia.org
UH College of Medicine celebrates first class of doctors with diverse group of students
HOUSTON The University of Houston College of Medicine welcomed 30 newly-minted medical students to their chosen profession during a white coat ceremony on Saturday. This was the first time the inaugural class came together in person, though, in a socially distant way at the Hilton University of Houston. The purpose that we have, said medical student Breanna Charchere. The socially distanced ceremony included having the new medical students reciting an oath written by the entire class. Im proud to say our new medical students are tackling these challenges head on.The University said it is taking a bold and fresh new approach to medical education.
Gov. Gregg Abbot signs bill into law to establish University of Houston College of Medicine
HOUSTON - The University of Houston is one step closer to adding a College of Medicine to its campus. Greg Abbott came to the Bayou City for a ceremonial bill signing. Abbott signed House Bill 826 into law Wednesday afternoon, establishing the University of Houston College of Medicine. The college is scheduled to admit 30 students in its inaugural class in 2020. Copyright 2019 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.