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Educational Resources for Health Care Professionals

Professional Educational Resources at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: Educational Conference Photograph

MD Anderson Cancer Center offers a broad variety of educational opportunities for health care professionals in the community.


Programs for Health Care Professionals

Professional Oncology Education

Professional Oncology Education initiatives are designed for health care practitioners and feature lectures, courses, and case studies provided by MD Anderson’s experts on key areas of professional education, prevention, patient care and survivorship.

I*CARE (Communication Skills Education)

A program for Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement, I*CARE is dedicated to improving communication among cancer patients, their families and their providers.

Cancer Care Series

Designed for the busy practitioner, the Cancer Care Series offers an in-depth view of the current standard of care at MD Anderson, without extensive literature review or discussion of approaches not yet incorporated into routine clinical practice

Faculty Speakers Bureau

The Faculty Speakers Bureau provides educational opportunities for community physicians and health care professionals. Our internationally recognized faculty is available to discuss a wide variety of oncology topics.

Community Bus Rounds

A profound experience, Texas Community Bus Rounds takes health care providers into patients' homes or alternate care settings, allowing them to observe the challenges faced by these patients at the end of life. Participants then discuss how each patient can live as well as possible for as long as possible.

Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Educational Program

The Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Educational Program is open to all University of Texas System faculty, management and leadership.

Programs for Health Care Support Staff

Training for Medical Group Practices

The Training for Medical Group Practices courses help community physicians' staff achieve their professional goals by providing free, online training in a variety of topics including medical terminology and effective communication.

Programs for All

Simulation Center

MD Anderson Cancer Center offers simulation training to anyone interested in learning life-saving techniques. Whether you are a patient, family member, health care provider or member of the general public, please consider attending one of these important classes.

Center for Professional Development & Entrepreneurship

The CPD&E offers curriculum, advisement services, and practical resources to enhance the professional and entrepreneurial aspirations of members of the MDACC and UT-Health research and clinical communities. By providing different ways and opportunities to engage, we support the flow and exchange of ideas, technologies, and talents.


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