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Office of Medical Education
2020 Gravier Street
Suite 602
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-568-4006
Fax: 504-599-1453



Call for Academy Member Application Portfolios

Expanded Membership Categories Now Available:

Protege, Associate, Fellow, Master Teacher, Teaching Scholar

Applications may be submitted at any time. 

Peer review cycles occur quarterly, starting on the
15th of March, June, September, and December. 

Membership Application Link

Click the link below for a quick overview of the Academy and membership. 

           For full details and to download application portfolio templates, scroll down and click the link to “Membership Applications” 

A Quick Look at the Academy and its Membership Categories (PDF)



2016 Teaching Academy Spring Symposium and Faculty Development Program

Using Feedback Effectively to Promote Learning

Thursday, March 31 

Lions Building Large Lecture Room (6th Floor)

Plenary presentation given by Karen Cornell, DVM, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Program Agenda (PDF)

Advance registration is requested.

To register, please email by Thursday, March 24.


International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)

Spring Audio Seminar Series

The Office of Medical Education Research and Development (OMERAD) and the Teaching Academy are excited to be able to offer the IAMSE Spring Audio Seminar Series to all LSU Health New Orleans Faculty.

The series theme is Curriculum Design and Evaluation and will be available for viewing from 11AM – 12PM on Thursdays in March (with the exception of the session on March 31) in Conference Room 7 of the Isidore Cohn, Jr. Learning Center on the 6th floor of the Lions Building. The series overview and complete schedule is available HERE

Advance registration for each weekly event is requested. Please email or call 504-568-2140 for more information or to register.



2016 Academy Back to Basics

Wednesday, July 27

School of Nursing Lecture Hall A


Please join us in congratulating the following individuals who were accepted into the Docere Teaching Excellence Fellowship as part of the 2015-2016 cohort:


  • Bruce Hurley, MD , Associate, Instructor, Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Leigh Anne Burns, MS, Associate, Instructor, Clinical Medicine/Nutrition, School of Medicine
  • Rachel Chappell, MHS, Associate, Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator, School of Allied Health
  • Suzanne Fournier, DDS, Associate, Assistant Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry
  • Douglas Johnston, PhD, Associate, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
  • Maria Reinoso, MD, Associate, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Medicine

The Docere Fellows are also granted membership into the Teaching Academy as Associate Members.


Please join us in welcoming the newest Teaching Academy members:


  • Marie Adorno, PhD, APRN, Associate, Instructor of Clinical Nursing, School of Nursing
  • Tina Benoit-Clark, MD, MBA, FACP, Fellow, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Internal Medicine (Lafayette), School of Medicine
  • Janice Townsend, DDS, Master Teacher, Chair, Pediatric Dentistry, Associate Professor, School of Dentistry
  • Kathleen Crapanzano, MD, Teaching Scholar, Program Director, Psychiatry (OLOL-BR), School of Medicine