Office of Academic Affairs

The School of Medicine Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for undergraduate, continuing medical education and the important programs that support medical students' educational activities. The undergraduate medical curriculum is continuously evolving to assure the highest quality of learning with support provided by the Standardized Patient Program and the Simulation Center. The Office of Medical Education provides expertise in assessment, faculty and curriculum development, and educational research. Tulane's Center for Continuing Education supports life-long learning through its numerous local, national and international programs. This site provides information about the medical student curriculum and all these programs.

Chayan Chakraborti, MD, FACP, SFHM

Associate Dean for Education and Academic Affairs

Phone: 504-988-6191

Cecilia Gambala, MD

Assistant Dean for Clinical Education


Guen Rae, PhD

Assistant Dean for Basic Science Education

Phone: 504-988-6600

Jonnie Johnson

Senior Department Administrator

Phone: 504-988-2664

Dwan Williams

Senior Administrative Program Coordinator

Phone: 504-988-6191