The purpose of this message is to alert you to procedures surrounding Weather Related Emergencies.
The GME office will use the LSUHSC email system for all communication. The non-LSU email addresses should only be used in the event the LSUHSC system is not functioning.

If the Chancellor has declared an emergency requiring closure of any unit of the institution then:

Faculty, staff and students failing to update their contact information on the registry will be subjected to disciplinary action up to and including being charged with an unauthorized absence.



The following should be used in the event there will be a prolonged absence of our operations from New Orleans:



There are two types of transfers: temporary and permanent. Residents are advised that these two terms are often confused by accepting programs as are the rules regarding temporary transfer of Medicare funding. To protect the resident the following steps should be followed:


**      Please be reminded you only have Louisiana/Mississippi coverage on your pager.  In the event of a weather-related emergency, if you need nationwide coverage, please contact GME Office staff - Stephanie Galendez ( or or Ashley Walker (  or