School of Medicine

Faculty Development

Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy is the School of Medicine leadership development program that strives to develop leaders through a variety of strategic initiatives.

Over the course of a year, participants in the program:

  • Cultivate self-awareness by identifying individual strengths and development opportunities
  • Complete a customized 360-degree assessment, a behavior style inventory, and the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument
  • Build a personal development strategy
  • Gain an understanding of leadership skills identified as those critical for success in healthcare
  • Improve proficiency of specific leadership skills
  • Enhance relationships across organizational boundaries through shared learning experiences


Overview of Activities

Leadership Academy


For more information, contact:

Cynthia J. Brown, MD, MSPH (

Cathy Lazarus, MD (


LSU Leadership Academy