The Department Head for Surgery will oversee the faculty, staff and residents in the Department of Surgery to advance the educational, clinical and research missions of the department and the School of Medicine. This includes faculty and residents in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette. The Department Head will report directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine and work closely with the leadership at our partnering clinical facilities, our regional campuses, and the LSU Healthcare Network. Partnering clinical facilities include University Medical Center-New Orleans (UMCNO), the Southeast Louisiana Veteran’s Affairs Hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner, Children’s Hospital New Orleans, and others including hospitals in Baton Rouge and Lafayette. The Department Head will also work with associate and assistant deans to ensure high quality educational experiences for students and residents. The Department Head will have opportunities to collaborate with other clinical and basic science departments and with our multidisciplinary centers of excellence including the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center, the Cardiovascular Center, the Neuroscience Center and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center.
LSU Health Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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