MD Anderson
3.6 of 5 277 reviews
www.mdanderson.org Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

MD Anderson Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.6 277 reviews

                             

54% Approve of the CEO

MD Anderson President Ronald A. DePinho

Ronald A. DePinho

(87 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    MD Anderson has a friendly environment full of leaders that support their employees 100%

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBenefits: Pension, great retirement plans, free medical insurance, school reimbursement, and a set amount of money to use in order to join organizations or go to conferences

    Conspatient population can be tolling

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    Drastic culture change -a Me two- instead of Number 1/2 , with less quality and more desperation

    Program Coordinator (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsGreat patients ,unfortunately very vunerable when they arrive and often bombarded with request to partipate in poorly written research studies.

    ConsHemorraghing experienced staff physicians- -left instituition last 5-6 years. Many research staff positions unsustainable, layoffs frequent (best kept secret) Ask many????'s ie.how many have been in position last 10years and why they are not there now.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThere is a culture change, lack of respect for staff and ,rumbling , restlessness,increasing the last 3 years.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsBenefits are great! Great job security!

    ConsIf you consider applying at MD Anderson, consider to contact the head/director directly. The HR system is not well organized and they do not forward the appropriate applications to the directors/heads. HR is not well responsive and does not provide any updates on your submitted application.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe flexible! Appreciate your employers! Too much administration!!! There are so many administrators that are not doing anything - try lean management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Poor Compensation

    Research Data Coordinator (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsVery rewarding to know you are making a difference in patients' lives.

    ConsEvery department seems to be very tight financially. You can expect to be underpaid, and annual merit raises of about 1.5%. They also overload you with unreasonable amounts of work because they are unwilling to hire more staff to handle the increased workload.

    Advice to Senior ManagementValue your employees more and be willing to invest for the growth of the department.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Unique. Cancer research and patient care focusing on all aspects of disease.

    Anonymous (Current Employee)

    ProsVast amount of resources both in terms of people and infrastructure.

    ConsBureaucracy. Very long process for everything.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it academic and don't turn it into a corporate entity.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place for I/T workers

    Principal Applications Systems Analyst (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsSalaries are very competitive, work environment is great

    ConsVery little in bonus compensation

    Advice to Senior ManagementClear, concise policies, procedures and direction

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work!

    Physical Plant Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsThis institution is so family oriented and supportive on both a personal and professional level. It is also interested in helping you grow your career. Mangement is willing to listen to concerns and also great teachers and leaders. They have excellent benefits and work/life balance.

    ConsIf I had to critique this institution it would be that it has so many facilities and is spread out to much.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Absolutely wonderful company to work for!

    Research Scientist (Current Employee)
    Houston, TX

    ProsThe best cancer center to work at. The research is cutting edge and everyone is passionate to heal.

    ConsVery competitive environment that can be stressful at times.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to work, Great pay

    Consresource one is not an user friendly system

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Generally good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood compensation, ample samples, good funding.

    Consvery formal place for working.

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