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.

MD Anderson’s collaboration with OncLive

OncLive and MD Anderson Cancer Center are working together to increase awareness of the latest advances in cancer research, treatment and care through OncLive’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program.

OncLive Strategic AllianceThe partnership will offer healthcare professionals and patients information about new developments in research and clinical care from MD Anderson -- home to the largest cancer clinical trials program in the nation -- as well as 30 other leading cancer centers, nursing schools and physician groups around the country. is the official website for Intellisphere’s Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes Oncology & Biotech News, OncologyLive, Oncology Nursing News, and Contemporary Oncology. OncLive offers oncology professionals with resources and information to help provide the best care for their patients.