The Office of Academic Affairs provides leadership and support for the educational and academic missions of the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. Academic Affairs is responsible for the oversight, design, and management of the educational program of the School of Medicine.

Our goal is to support the School of Medicine’s mission by providing education and development opportunities to all our students and advancing student knowledge through the design, organization, monitoring, evaluation, and assessment of our curriculum and student outcomes. We are committed to supporting students, faculty, and staff by fostering a safe and healthy learning environment.

The office is also responsible for directing key facets of the educational program in the medical school, including

Curriculum Management

  • Provide support for the Medical Curriculum Council
  • Manage educational resources and administer the budget to support the curriculum
  • Review content and organization of courses/clerkships
  • Oversee the design and analysis of student performance in the curriculum.
  • Administer the One45 curriculum management system and Moodle learning platform
  • Develop and publish Academic Calendars

Curriculum Assessment and Evaluation

  • Oversee student evaluations of the curriculum and faculty in conjunction with the Curriculum Evaluations Subcommittee and the SAGE Honor Society.
  • Longitudinal monitoring for student performance; identify students in academic difficulty and refer students to the Learning Specialist for academic counseling
  • Serve as the primary contact (Executive Chief Proctor) for the NBME
  • Administer NBME computerized examinations, analyze results, and communicate with course directors and students.

Faculty Development

  • Provide consultation services to faculty on curriculum/course design, assessment, and analysis of course data.
  • Develop and maintain the Course & Clerkship Directors’ manuals
  • Provide administrative support to course/clerkship directors
  • Present faculty development seminars and programs on teaching and learning.
  • Support faculty in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Student Academics 

  • Provide support for the Medical Curriculum Council
  • Manage educational resources and administer the budget to support the curriculum
  • Review content and organization of courses/clerkships
  • Oversee the design and analysis of student performance in the curriculum.
  • Administer the One45 curriculum management system and Moodle learning platform
  • Oversee dual degree programs (MD/PhD; MD/MPH)
  • Develop and publish Academic Calendars

Leadership

Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Edward J. (EJ) Mayeaux, Jr., MD, DABFP, FAAFP, DABPM-CI

Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs, Senior Associate Dean for Education and Administration, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Family Medicine
Christi Rinaudo, EdD

Christi Rinaudo, EdD

Director for Academic Affairs

Our Staff

Academic Affairs

School of Medicine