Reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine, the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs shall be a clinician and full-time faculty member with a record of achievement as an educator and administrator. The incumbent should also demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. The incumbent should have a deep understanding of the needs and challenges related to all aspects of residency training. This includes oversight of resident recruitment and the match, resident orientation, resident assignment and tracking of residency caps, accreditation, and educational outcomes. The incumbent will also oversee Continuing Medical Education and will work with the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education to ensure that the medical school curriculum is effective and compliant with accreditation standards. The incumbent will oversee the Office of Medical Education, including the simulation center.
The incumbent will oversee a large operation of over 900 residents and fellows in over 65 training programs in hospitals across South Louisiana.
Education: MD or MD/PhD
Years of Experience: 10
Experience on the faculty of a medical school with achievement of the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
About Louisiana State University Health New Orleans
The mission of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) is to provide education, research, and public service through direct patient care and community outreach. LSUHSC-NO comprises the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Graduate Studies, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
LSUHSC-NO educational programs prepare students for careers as health care professionals and scientists. The Health Sciences Center disseminates and advances knowledge through State and national programs of basic and clinical research, resulting in publications, technology transfer, and related economic enhancements to meet the changing needs of the State of Louisiana and the nation.
LSUHSC-NO provides vital public service through direct patient care, including care of indigent and uninsured patients. Health care services are provided through LSUHSC-NO clinics in allied health, dentistry, medicine, nursing, and in numerous affiliated hospitals and clinics throughout Louisiana.
LSUHSC-NO provides referral services, continuing education, and information relevant to the public health of the citizens of Louisiana. In addition, LSUHSC-NO works cooperatively w...ith two Area Health Education Centers (AHECs), whose programs focus on improving the number and distribution of health care providers in underserved rural and urban areas of Louisiana and on supporting existing rural health care providers through continuing education programs.