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About Us

Mission

Our mission is to provide leadership, guidance and support to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center departments, programs, trainees, students, alumni and external regulatory agencies, thereby promoting positive educational experiences throughout the institution.

Vision

We aspire to be the preeminent support services department throughout the institution, by implementing sophisticated, integrated databases that meet the needs of all constituencies, Web sites that provide current student, trainee, and program specific information, a paperless appointment process and simplified visa process, accurate and timely data and an ongoing training forum for program directors and administrators, career development opportunities for students and trainees, and ongoing connectivity with alumni members. We will achieve this vision while actualizing Care, Integrity and Discovery in the execution of our operations.

Guarantee Statements

  • We guarantee to acknowledge your inquires and requests within one working day
  • We guarantee accurate statistical and financial reporting
  • We guarantee quality customer service
  • We guarantee to develop, codify, make easily accessible trainee related policies and procedures
  • We guarantee to ensure the integrity of trainee information and records

For MD Anderson Cancer Center departments…We will conduct ongoing training for program directors and administrators in all aspects of the appointment processes. We are committed to improving our processes to enhance MD Anderson trainee programs.

For trainees…We will provide in-depth orientations and open forums to assist you during your educational appointment at MD Anderson.

For students... We will provide ongoing career development opportunities and act as a resource for existing student support services.

For internal and external information seekers…We are developing sophisticated systems to provide you with accurate statistical and financial reports. We are committed to providing you with consistently accurate data.

Our Services

Graduate Medical Education

  • Appointment, reappointment and termination of GME trainees
  • Curriculum vitae preparation
    • Faculty Vitae: Tools for Academic Career Development, published by the Association of American Medical Colleges Faculty Development and Leadership Programs
  • PeopleSoft workflow and data entry for Research
  • Visa support and liaison with ECFMG for J-1
  • Visa support/liaison with Office of International Affairs for J-1, F-1, H-1B, J-2, O-1
  • Affiliation agreements for all programs
  • Program accreditation and internal review support
  • TSBME: Program review and approval of institutional permit applications
  • FGU, GRA stipend increase and trainee leave plans entry into PeopleSoft
  • Institutional accreditation responsibility
  • Support for GME, Postdoctoral Association committees and the Odyssey Program
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Trainee annual and summary evaluation on-line development
  • Records retention for GME trainees
  • Program and faculty evaluation by trainees – on-line development
  • Alumni tracking for GME trainees
  • Trainee contract revision – handbook
  • Policy publication – appointment recommendation review and processing
  • GME trainee enrollments: Badges, computer security medical records, etc.
  • Coordinate Core Curriculum lectures
  • Maintenance and updates of GME e-mail addresses
  • Verification of employment and training for loan deferments and tuition reimbursements for GME trainees
  • Provide biannual training workshops for GME programs
  • Orientation for clinical residents
  • Support for GME budget
  • Support for departmental budget
  • Application for triplicate prescriptions
  • Recognition and Awards programs

Research Educational Programs

  • Appointment, reappointment and termination of research trainees
  • Curriculum vitae preparation
    • Faculty Vitae: Tools for Academic Career Development, published by the Association of American Medical Colleges Faculty Development and Leadership Programs
  • PeopleSoft workflow and data entry for Research
  • Visa support/liaison with Office of International Affairs for J-1, F-1, H-1B, J-2, O-1
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Records retention for research trainees
  • Alumni tracking for research trainees
  • Policy publication – appointment recommendation review and processing
  • Institutional and benefits orientation for the research population
  • Research certificates of completion
  • Maintenance and updates of postdoctoral and GRA e-mail addresses
  • Verification of employment and training for loan deferments and tuition reimbursements for research trainees
  • Provide biannual training workshops for research programs
  • Support for departmental budget
  • Career development opportunities and resource
  • Recognition and Awards programs for students and trainees

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