Infrastructure| Volume 336, ISSUE 2, P181-184, August 2008

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Medical School Dean as a Turnaround Agent


      Taking on the role as a new medical school Dean in a new city after Hurricane Katrina posed many challenges. To facilitate turnaround, 3 principles were applied: hit the ground running, promote community involvement, and gain a common vision for the future. This article describes Tulane University’s process for implementing change and expands on its vision for the future.


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