The Discipline Chair of Psychiatry assumes the leadership role for providing oversight and implementation of the Psychiatry curriculum for OMSI, OMSII, OMSIII and OMSIV at the VCOM Louisiana Campus. In accomplishing this task, the Discipline Chair of Psychiatry will collaborate with their counterparts at other VCOM campuses. The Discipline Chair of Psychiatry is responsible for the development and teaching of the Psychiatry on-campus course for OMSI and OMSII, as well as the Psychiatry clinical core rotations and elective experiences for OMSIII and OMSIV. This involves recruitment, development, and retention of qualified and credentialed Psychiatric faculty who will serve as on-campus lecturers and clinical preceptors for VCOM students. The Chair will assist in the development and implementation of CME. The Discipline Chair of Psychiatry will work closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and other administrative personnel/faculty to insure that the mission of VCOM is successful.