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John W. Deming Department of Medicine


Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the John W. Deming Department of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Our department is committed to excellence in medical education, research, and clinical service. We are committed to improving the health of our local communities through education, engagement, and access to healthcare. Our faculty are comprised of outstanding physician scientists, expert clinicians, and leading educators.

Our doctors deliver clinical services at East Jefferson Medical Center, the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and the University Medical Center of New Orleans. These institutions offer a wide range of educational, clinical, and research opportunities. Our faculty are among the most respected clinicians in the region and country.Read More from Dr. Thannickal.

The John W. Deming Department of Medicine is also one of the largest and most successful research departments in the School of Medicine. Our research extends from the basic sciences to physiology and pathobiology to the application of knowledge in the clinical and community settings. The faculty are also prominent members of a number of university-wide Centers such as the Cancer Center, the Bioinformatics and Genomics Center,the Center for Translational Research in Infection and Inflammation, the Gene Therapy Center, the Renal and Hypertension Center, the Transplant Center, the Center for Health Outcomes, Implementation and Community-Engaged Science, and the Center for Aging.

In addition to our clinical services and research programs, we offer innovative educational programs at all levels: medical (MD, MD/PhD) students, graduate (PhD) students, residents, fellows, and continuing medical education. Please visit the appropriate areas of the website to learn more.

Our department is most proud of the people who make up a talented and dedicated team, from staff to trainees and faculty. Our guiding principles and values are respect, ethical integrity, communication, accountability, and drive for excellence. We invite you to experience the collaborative, inclusive, energetic, and innovative culture here at Tulane.

Victor Thannickal, MDVictor J. Thannickal, MD
Chair, Deming Department of Medicine

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Biomedical Informatics & Genomics Division Cardiology Clinical Immunology, Allergy & Rheumatology Endocrinology & Metabolism Gastroenterology & Hepatology General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, & Palliative Medicine Hematology & Medical Oncology Infectious Diseases Nephrology & Hypertension Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care & Environmental Medicine






Training Programs

Internal Medicine Residency Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Aging Master's Program in Biomedical Informatics




Research Centers

Biomedical Informatics & Genomics Center TRIAD Research Allergy & Clinical and Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Research Tulane Diabetes Research Program Tulane Liver Research Clinical Trials & Eosinophilic Disorder Center Tulane Center for Translational Research in Infection & Inflammation Tulane Center for Aging Louisiana Center for Bleeding & Clotting Disorders







Fellowship Programs

Allergy and Clinical Immunology Cardiology Interventional Cardiology Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Endocrinology Gastroenterology Geriatric Fellowship Hematology/Oncology Hospice & Palliative Medicine Infectious Diseases Nephrology Pulmonary







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Current Job Opportunities

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Senior Executive Secretary - Medicine- Administration

Clinical Administrator II - Medicine - Gastroenterology

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