Full-time, Unpaid, Internship, Integrated Ethics

March 12, 2021

Fri., Feb. 26

Position Description
MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a student for an unpaid internship to last from June to August 2021.

Responsibilities include:

  • Attending Ethics Case Consultations Round with the Clinical Ethicists in the Intensive Care Units and with other clinical services.
  • Attending educational sessions sponsored by the Section of Integrated Ethics Round with diverse members of the multi-disciplinary treatment teams and ethics faculty
  • Attending quarterly meetings of the Clinical Ethics Consultation Committee and other pertinent meetings of section.
  • Recording clinical experiences and discuss them at regularly scheduled meetings with the Clinical Ethicists
  • Attending at least one meeting each of the IRB/Surveillance Committee, the Clinical Research Committee, and the Psychosocial, Behavioral & Health Services Research Committee, with the permission of the chairs of those committees.
  • Selecting a research project compatible with the intern's interests, academic requirements and the needs of the Section of Integrated Ethics.
  • Meeting regularly with the Clinical Ethicists to report on the progress of the research project and receive feedback and guidance. the results of the research project.
  • Participating in policy development meetings facilitated by the Section of Integrated Ethics.
  • Participating in a directed-reading program with the Clinical Ethicists.
  • Attending lectures and presentations at MD Anderson and other institutions related to clinical, organizational and research ethics.

Position Requirements

  • Must be senior undergraduate students, graduate students, or have completed an undergraduate degree in an academic or professional discipline
  • Competence in research and writing

Time Commitment

Full details available on the internship description page.