Continuing Medical Education

Tiger Bites Podcast

Tiger Bites Podcast Episode 2.8

Being a Successful Basic Science Chair

Carmen Canavier, PhD

So what does it mean to be a department chair for the basic sciences? Listen in as Dr. Carmen Canavier shares her journey into leadership, what she has learned throughout the years and her vision for her faculty.

At the conclusion of this live activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Increase knowledge about the role of a Basic Sciences Chair in an academic medical center
  • Differentiate between basic science and clinical chair challenges.

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Hosts: Michelle Moore, PsyD & Jay Mussell, PhD

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The Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans designates this live educational activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Louisiana State University School of Medicine New Orleans is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The following faculty and planning committee members have reported they do not have any financial relationships with ineligible entities: Laura Bell, Chris Carter, Lee Engel, MD, PhD, Michelle Moore, Psy. D, Jay Mussell PhD, Carmen Canavier PhD

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