Volunteer Voice - Spring 2011
Attending one of these events meets your annual Volunteer Continuing Education requirement. Please contact Volunteer Services at 713-792-7180 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
Advances in Phase I Clinical Trials
Friday, May 13, 10-11:30 a.m.
Main Building, Floor 2, AT&T Auditorium
This workshop includes tips for communicating with patients, the patient perspective and information about MD Anderson’s psychosocial support services.
Saturday, June 4, 9-11:30 a.m., G10.3315
Thursday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., R11.1100, Room 6
MD Anderson Customer Service Training
Available online June-Aug. 31
To register: 713-792-7180 or email@example.com
Upcoming Events for Volunteer Services:
- Texas Medical Center Salute to Volunteers
MD Anderson honors Mitch Malvous
May 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
United Way, 50 Waugh
Jennifer Arnold, M.D., speaker
- Cancer Survivorship Week
MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Anderson Network Cancer Survivorship Conference
Omni Westside Hotel
Volunteer Priority Needs:
Floor hosts (Thursday evening, Friday daytime and evening) − floor host volunteers visit with hospital inpatients and their families. Volunteers may also pick up and distribute patient mail, newspapers, TV guides and magazines. Depending on individual needs, each patient visit is different and may involve only an introduction to the hospital's resources and amenities or prolonged interaction.