Office of the Dean

The School of Medicine is led by Toni M. Ganzel, MD, MBA, dean of the UofL School of Medicine and Vice President for Academic Medical Affairs.  In 2013, Ganzel became the first female to be appointed dean of the UofL School of Medicine. In 2020, she was appointed vice president for academic medical affairs. Dean Ganzel works with a leadership team comprised of six vice deans, 23 department chairs, a Chief Diversity Officer, a Chief of Staff, a Strategic Communications team as well as center and institute directors. Associate and assistant deans also assist the dean with the oversight and management of the School’s nearly 900 clinical and basic science faculty, more than 1,600 MD, health professions and PhD students, and approximately 960 staff employees.

Ganzel announced her retirement in early January after serving as dean of the School of Medicine for more than 10 years and serving in other leadership positions at the university for 30 years. Jeffrey M. Bumpous, MD, has been appointed to serve as interim dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine effective July 1, 2023.

Contact Information

Office of the Dean
School of Medicine
Abell Administration Building
323 E. Chestnut St.
Louisville, KY 40292
502 852-1499

Organizational Chart

Curriculum Vitae of Toni Ganzel [PDF]