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Next Meeting:

September 5, 2019

 

Time and Place:

4:00pm - Conference Rm 7

6th Floor, Lions Bldg.

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Summer 2019

 

Dear LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine Faculty and Visitors:

Welcome to the School of Medicine (SOM) Faculty Assembly website. The Assembly is composed of 36 Delegates that are elected by full-time clinical and basic science faculty within the SOM. The Delegates serve the SOM faculty by representing them as a collective voice to both the Administration of the SOM and the entire LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC). To accomplish this purpose, the Assembly has regularly scheduled meetings and works closely with the Dean of the School of Medicine. The Assembly also elects 8 Senators to represent the SOM faculty and Assembly on the Faculty Senate of the LSUHSC. Assembly meetings are open to all faculty of the SOM and approved Minutes are posted on this website. Faculty are encouraged to participate in Assembly activities by attending meetings and/or identifying issues of interest. This can be done by attending a meeting in person, via a Delegate, or the link on the right-hand side of this website page. The list of Assembly Delegates can be found on this website under the "Roster" tab.

This year, the Faculty Assembly anticipates working on a number of initiatives, including:

  • Communication of changes to employee benefits and compensation
  • Improving Communication and Collaboration through Departments
  • Other issues impacting faculty that arise throughout the year
  • As in previous years, we also look forward to recognizing outstanding faculty in our school through the Faculty Assembly Awards for Outstanding Service to the Institution, Outstanding Service to the Community, Outstanding Accomplishment by a Young Faculty Member, and Outstanding Mentor. Nominations for these awards are generally solicited during the spring semester each year.

    In summary, we are proud to serve the SOM faculty as their voice to the administration and welcome participation by all faculty members. We hope to hear from you about your ideas. Please continue to visit this webpage for updates on the Assembly's work.

     

    Sanjay Kamboj, MD

    President of Faculty Assembly

     

2019 Faculty Assembly Award Winners, presented by Dr. Chris Taylor and Dr. Judy Crabtree:

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           Outstanding Mentor                                Outstanding Service to the Institution

                       

            Dr. Lisa Harrison-Bernard                               Dr. Carmen Canavier      

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 Outstanding Service to the Community               Outstanding Young Faculty Member

                       

            Dr. Jenniger Avegno                                        Dr. Amelia Jernigan