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About Our Services

The Faculty Assistance Program offers …

  • Assessment of personal/work related stresses
  • Help with immediate circumstances
  • Referrals to treatment or support resources
  • Personal legal assistance

Program Eligibility
All faculty members and their significant others, including spouses, partners and children living at home.

Program Costs

The initial sessions and follow-up contacts are provided at no cost. In the event that continued treatment is recommended, these services may be covered under health insurance plans subject to applicable deductions and co-payments.

Accessing Help
Drs. Buser, Klaybor and Walsh may be contacted directly. Please identify yourself as an MD Anderson Cancer Center faculty member, spouse, partner or dependent. Appointments are normally made within two business days. If you must cancel an appointment, give sufficient notice.

If this is urgent, leave appropriate information so that you will be contacted as soon as possible. Callers from Bastrop and Smithville will be referred to a local provider.

For more information: 

Georgia Thomas, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Employee Health & Well-being
(713) 745-6906

John Hyatt, M.S.W., ACP, LMSW
Director, Employee Assistance Program
(713) 745-6905

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