Dr. Angela McLean named as Associate Dean for Admissions

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Angela McLean will serve as Associate Dean for Admissions in the School of Medicine. She has a long history of service to the school and she is uniquely qualified for this important leadership position.

Dr. McLean is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Xavier University, and she received her MD from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She returned to New Orleans to do her residency in internal medicine at LSU and to serve the patients at Charity Hospital. She served as Chief Resident before her appointment to the faculty in 1995. Dr. McLean is an outstanding doctor, teacher and administrator, and she is currently Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine.

Early in her faculty career, Dr. McLean displayed a strong interest in medical student well-being and medical education. She has served on the Admissions Committee for 20 years and has served on Curriculum Development, Oversight and Steering committees for almost as long. She has played an important role in accreditation site visits, and she was Medical Director of Student Health for twelve years. She has been active in teaching students and residents for her entire career, and has helped develop curricula in the areas of cultural competency, women’s health, primary care, and interprofessional education. She has served as Co-Director of the Clinical Sciences Curriculum and as Director of Student Services in the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement. In addition to her service to the school, Dr. McLean has worked with the AAMC and SNMA on development of minority faculty and women faculty.

Dr. McLean has been an outstanding clinician throughout her career at LSU. She has been a mainstay in our resident supervision primary care clinics, as well as the ambulatory clinics in the LSU HealthCare Network. She is highly respected in the community, having served as Medical Director for Odyssey House, as a collaborating physician with the Musicians Clinic, and recognized as one of New Orleans’ Best Doctors.

Dr. McLean has been invaluable to the school as a clinician, educator, administrator, and community representative. We are thrilled that she will serve as Associate Dean for Admissions and we are confident that she will advance the mission and values of LSUHSC School of Medicine. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Angela McLean.