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Welcome to the Office of Academic Affairs

COVID-19: Appointment Extensions, Vacation Accrual

Dr. Lyness Please note: The Office of Academic Affairs is continuing our normal operations remotely, and staff are available from 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, by email, phone and Zoom.

In general, our mission is to assist the Dean in fostering the individual and collective successes of our faculty. Some of the areas we are involved in are:

We have five experienced staff members in the Office: Jane Tolbert, Lisa Rand, Laura Francz, Lori McBride, and Grace Kane. We also work closely with faculty and staff of the School and Medical Center leadership, including Chairs and Center Directors, and many other faculty members across URMC and the University. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Please explore the links on our web site to learn more about our Office and these various procedures and policies. Some of the most-commonly-needed forms available through those links are also provided under “Quick Links & Downloads.” We’d welcome your feedback anytime about this website or how we may serve our faculty and School better.

Dr Lyness' Signature

Jeffrey M. Lyness, M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs