The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is one of only 40 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For nine out of the past eleven years, including 2012, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in "America's Best Hospitals," a survey published annually in U.S. News & World Report.
Our Acupuncturist Position
The primary purpose of the Acupuncturist position is to provide acupuncture services to MD Anderson patients in an evidence-based approach upon physician referral.
The Acupuncturist participates in weekly interdisciplinary team meetings and actively participates in discussion including presentation of patient cases and will contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of clinic visits and the overall patient experience. This is a classified position which will also serve as the primary educator of internal faculty/staff, external healthcare professionals, and community groups. Participation in program evaluation processes and in clinical research including the design and implementation of studies, patient enrollment in clinical trials, data analysis, and writing of manuscripts will also be expected.
The ideal candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills. Initiative is critical in this role with demonstrated excellence in caring, integrity, and discovery being core values of MD Anderson employees.
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The School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University invites applications and nominations for the Parker – Hannifin- Helen Moss Cancer Research Foundation Professorship in Integrative Oncology. This chair was endowed by the Parker Foundation and through the offices of the Helen Moss Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The individual filling this position will focus on changing the way cancer is treated by employing the practice of integrative medicine and therapies designed to extend the lives of cancer patients by developing evidence based efforts that optimize inclusion of more holistic and natural approaches, along with multi-cultural traditional medicines. The Professorship in Integrative Oncology will support the conduct of investigative and clinical research that encompasses complementary and alternative medicine; prevention strategies, diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices; as well as the use of neutraceuticals, herbs and botanicals. The holder of this Chair will develop a vision to bring together the outstanding educational, research, and clinical resources available at Case Western Reserve University and its affiliate hospitals to bring these investigations to patient care. The individual will become an active member of the NCI designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and participate in its scientific programs.
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