Medical Education Commission

Name Medical Education Commission
Contact Person Dr. Perry G. Rigby - Director of Health Care Systems, LSU Health Sciences Center
Mailing Address 433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223
Phone Number 504-568-8977
Fax Number 504-568-3109
Board Email prigby@lsuhsc.edu
Website http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/mec/
Legal Authority RS 17:1519.12
Year Created 1997
Organizational Placement Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Medical Education Commission is: 1) To make recommendations to the secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals on the distribution of funding for residency positions, residency supervision, and other medical education resources for the LSU HSC hospitals among medical education programs providing services in such hospitals and: 2) To analyze and make recommendations to the secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals regarding appropriate formulas to be used
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 4
Number Currently Serving: 4
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 1
Estimated number in current year: 1
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The Medical Education Commission members do not receive any funds for participation on the committee. It is purly voluntary.
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