Please join us in welcoming Dr. Michael Fisch at Platform Houston, April 25th, 2013 from 6 to 8 PM.
About Dr. Michael Fisch
Michael J. Fisch, MD, MPH, is Professor and Chair of the Department of General Oncology and Medical Director of the Community Clinical Oncology Program in the Division of Cancer Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. He earned his MD from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and his master’s in Public Health from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at University of Virginia and fellowships in Hematology/Oncology and general internal medicine (Health Services Research) at Indiana University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Fisch is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Fisch’s research interests include palliative care, symptom management, and health care disparities. He has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, and numerous other peer-reviewed journals. He has also authored or co-authored several book chapters and books and serves as Editor in Chief for the Journal of Supportive Oncology. He has been an invited speaker at many national and international conferences. He is an active blogger for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and for MD Anderson, and he is active on twitter as @fischmd. Dr. Fisch is currently the Chair of the Symptom Management Committee of ECOG-ACRIN and Co-Chair of the Symptom Management and Quality of Life Steering Committee for the National Cancer Institute.