Academic Medical Center

Healthy Tomorrows Start with a
Commitment to Education

Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs works to fulfill UMC's mission as a major academic medical center. The office develops and implements strategies to assure full integration of residents and medical students into the clinical, educational, quality, and research missions and activities of UMCNO. It provides medical leadership on issues related to the clinical mission as it pertains to residents and students, quality, clinical documentation, accreditation, orientation, patient safety, required training and use of Electronic Medical Records. The office also helps facilitate communication with the medical schools on behalf of UMC.

We are located in UMC Tower 3, Floor 1, in the Administrative offices.
Phone: 504.702.4900
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mondays- Friday

Meet our team

Chief Academic Officer

Robin McGoey, M.D., is Associate Professor of Pathology at LSU New Orleans School of Medicine, has served as Residency Program Director at LSU since 2010. She is a member of the LSU School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education committee and the Steering Committee for Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP).

Contact Dr. McGoey

Associate Academic Officer

Paul Gladden, MD, is Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Tulane University School of Medicine, currently serves as the program director for the Tulane University’s orthopaedic surgery residency and in a variety of clinical and administrative roles at University Medical Center.

Contact Dr. Gladden

Associate Quality Officer

Dr. Stacey Holman, MD, is Associate Professor, Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Residency Program Director at LSU Health New Orleans. She also serves as Women's Health Center Director at University Medical Center.

Contact Dr. Holman

Defining Quality

  • Joint Commission National Quality Approval Award
    The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
  • American College of Surgeons: Verified Trauma Center
    The Norman E. McSwain, Jr, MD, Spirit of Charity Trauma Center only verified Level 1 Trauma Center in South Louisiana.
  • City Business - Best Places to Work
    The Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center (CPHC) at UMC New Orleans was awarded top-tier accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).
  • PHA Center of Comprehensive Care Award
    UMC New Orleans is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center with a full stroke team on call 24/7 to immediately care for patients with stroke symptoms.
  • American Heart Association and American Stroke Association Primary Stroke Center
  • AHA Stoke certification
    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.Accredited by the American College of Surgeons-Commission on Cancer (ACS-COC), the Cancer Center at UMC New Orleans (UMCNO) offers patients a comprehensive approach to their cancer care.
  • Commission on Cancer Accedited Program logo
    UMC has been designated an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA).
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