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Media & Medicine

Saturday, September 8, 2018
LSU Student Learning Center, Lion’s Building 6th floor

9:00-12:15 PM

Learn about creating first impressions, medical professional

responsibilities, and the media’s perspective while practicing

your on-air interview techniques

Hebert Cropped photo












Activity Director, Corey J. Hebert, MD

About the Course:

The Media & Medicine Course is designed for LSU faculty members who want to improve their media skills.  The workshop covers important information about your professional responsibilities when working with the media and techniques for communicating with confidence and credibility. Space is limited to 12.

What you’ll learn:

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should be better able to:

  • Discuss professional responsibilities when communicating with media
  • Communicate succinctly and with credibility
  • Identify and manage non-verbal communication issues
  • Develop comfortable on-air practice interviews



Draft agenda 03.17.18

9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks & Pre-Test

First Impressions, Confidence, Non Verbal Communication, Credibility and Scope


(Vegas rules, uncomfortable, about learning better skills in a supportive environment, what happens when it goes poorly)

Corey J. Hebert, MD

9:15 a.m.

How did we get here? Why does it matter? History of the TV MD


Corey J. Hebert, MD

9:30 a.m.

Professional Responsibility and Regulations AMA Guidelines

(Representing the profession, your employer and any affiliates)

Corey J. Hebert, MD

9:45-10:00 a.m.

LSU Health Media Policies


LSUHealth Media

10:45 a.m.

Panel:  From the media’s perspective…..what are they looking for?

(what questions is media going to ask you and what they really need to hear from you)

You know your subject as a medical professional but how do your words translate

Corey J. Hebert, MD and invited guests


Interactive session

Perform mock interviews with each other using self-generated leading questions.




Medical/legal requirements


10:30 a.m.

Break & Snacks


10:45 a.m.

Feedback on the process.  Discuss interviews.


11:00 a.m.

Simulation time!  Each attendee goes into a room set up like a mock news studio.  Records a 30 second interview that is recorded.



Hebert Cropped photo

Corey Hebert, MD is an assistant professor at LSU School of Medicine and serves in the following capacities in the media in the New Orleans area.

CEO,Community Health TV, LLC

Chief Medical Officer, Orleans Parish School District

Chief Medical Editor, WDSU-NBC Television  Hearst-Argyle Inc.

Chief Medical Officer, Dillard University

Asst. Professor, Tulane University Medical Center

Additional Faculty TBD


The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation

The Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans designates thish live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


LSUSOMNO ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities.  Faculty, planners or anyone in a position to control content are required to disclose to participants any financial relationships they may have had with commercial interests within the last 12 months, including in-kind donations.  A commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. Disclosure of financial relationships must be made during the planning stages of the activity, and all relationships thus disclosed are communicated to the audience prior to the activity.

Course presenters are required to disclose to the LSUHSC office of CME and to learners when they plan to discuss or demonstrate pharmaceuticals and/or medical devices that are not approved by the FDA and/or medical or surgical procedures that involve an unapproved or “off-label” use of an approved device or pharmaceutical.  To view the FDA policy on Disclosure of Off-Label product use, please visit the following web page:

LSU School of Medicine – New Orleans (LSUSOM-NO) is the provider of Continuing Medical Education credit for this activity.  The planning and presentation of all LSUSOM-NO activities ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor made during the planning stages of the activity, and all relationships thus disclosed are communicated to the audience prior to the activity.