Marshall Hicks, MD, Oral History Interview, March 21, 2019

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Marshall Hicks, MD, Oral History Interview, March 21, 2019

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Major Topics Covered:

  • Evolution of leadership perspective, focus, and skills; views on coaching, governance structure, strategic planning, team work; leadership challenges; views on leadership pipeline; creation of in-house divisional leadership training shifts in identity with shifts in leadership level (section chief, department chair, interim president)
  • Institutional changes and transitions (2011 – 2018); under Ronald DePinho; shifts in morale, culture, ethics; managing messaging around change; focus on culture; implementing Epic medical records system, the financial crisis, and recovery; developing the shared governance system, preparing for a new institution president; Hurricane Harvey response and impact
  • MD Anderson in regional healthcare environment

Identifier

HicksM_08_20190321

Publication Date

3-21-2019

Publisher

The Making Cancer History® Voices Oral History Collection, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Topics Covered

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas System. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History

About the Interview

Interview Subject Snapshot:

Name: Marshall E. Hicks, MD

Interviewed: 2018/2019

Primary appt: Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Research: Interventional radiology

About the Interview Subject

Dr. Marshall E. Hicks (b. 26 June 1957, Louisville, Kentucky) came to MD Anderson in 1998 to join the faculty in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and serve as Section Chief of Interventional Radiology. Since then he has served as Chair of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology (2007-2012), Head of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging, and interim president of the institution (2016 – 2017). Dr. Hicks also has a joint appointment as Professor in the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Admin: Section Chief, Interventional Radiology; ad interim Chair, Dept Diagnostic Radiology (2007-2012); Head, Division of Diagnostic Imaging (2010-present); interim president (2016 – 2017)

Marshall Hicks, MD, Oral History Interview, March 21, 2019

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