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MD Anderson Cancer Center Reviews

Updated May 24, 2017
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  1. "Nice culture, but financial management needs improvement"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Md Anderson has a nice culture and great benefits.

    Cons

    Financial management needs improvement.


  2. "Sr. Database Admin"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Institution with great Goal. Excellent benefits. Work-life well balanced.

    Cons

    Red tape. Current leadership going in wrong direction

    Advice to Management

    I'd pay attention to red flags at leadership levels.


  3. "Great learning environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    top companies recognition for your work, good benefits, friendly environment

    Cons

    low salary, slow progress, less growth oppurtunity

    Advice to Management

    Please work more on recognizing your employees, promote them. Other companies in private sector are always on the hunt for seniors who lose faith in MD Anderson


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  5. "Great People, Great Projects, Bad Decisions at the top!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Former Contractor - Senior Software Engineer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professional environment, Great People, Nice facilities.

    Cons

    Employees Must Pay For Parking, Bad Decisions by Upper Management.

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourselves for losing hundreds of millions of dollars on bad decisions!


  6. "great benefits"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Houston, TX

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, amazing retirement program

    Cons

    very bureaucratic, hard to make changes


  7. "Clinical Fellow"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinical Fellow in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Clinical Fellow in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great research support, excellent mentors, secure time for research, broad variety of clinical exposure

    Cons

    Competition, long working hours, hard to find a job

    Advice to Management

    Involve trainees more to clinical and research opportunities, encourage those with good results and enthusiasm


  8. "Financial Situation"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have a great mission, and everyone is on board.

    Cons

    The financial situation is impacting layoffs-- causing employees to be concerned.


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    "Senior Research Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Smithville, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Bonuses, holidays, PTO, merit awards, tons of education opportunities

    Cons

    My job is dependent on grant funding, so every three to five years I could potentially lose my job.


  10. "Awesome work force"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personnel Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Personnel Assistant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    benefits and opportunities are great

    Cons

    leadership needs improvement at the institutional level


  11. "Associate Info Sec Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Security Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Information Security Associate in Houston, TX
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great team, great experience, lots of knowledge transfer from senior analysts

    Cons

    slow-paced, poor upper management, low morale

    Advice to Management

    figure out financials to avoid massive layoffs. deploy and maintain epic better


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