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ACCME Releases New Accreditation Requirements


The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),  the accrediting organization for continuing medical education providers, recently released new accreditation with commendation requirements for providers. The new criteria are divided into five categories: promotion of...

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),  the accrediting organization for continuing medical education providers, recently released new accreditation

House Officer Quality Improvement Committee – An LSU and Tulane Schools of Medicine Collaboration


The goal of the collaborative House Officer Quality Improvement Committee (HOQIC) is to encourage house officer participation in quality improvement projects across multiple training sites and institutions. House officers Claude Pirtle, MD and Eric Wallace, MD, are spearheading the efforts to form...

The goal of the collaborative House Officer Quality Improvement Committee (HOQIC) is to encourage house officer participation in quality improvement

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LSU Residency Coordinators Receive Professional Certification


Susan Wack (L) and Susan Pieno (R) receive TAGME Certification The LSU GME Office is proud to congratulate Susan Pieno, Department of Family Medicine-Bogalusa program coordinator, and Susan Wack, Department of Pediatrics coordinator, on their recent certification by the National Board for...

The LSU GME Office is proud to congratulate Susan Pieno, Department of Family Medicine-Bogalusa program coordinator, and Susan Wack, Department

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Mark Your Calendar-Important GME Dates-2017


2017 Important Upcoming Dates January 3 – Residency Planning Day – Learning Center Lecture Room at 12noon January 17 – GME Coordinator Meeting – Learning Center Lecture Room at 10am January 19 – GMEC Meeting – Conference Room 7 at 1:00PM February 16 – GMEC Meeting –...

2017 Important Upcoming Dates January 3 – Residency Planning Day – Learning Center Lecture Room at 12noon January 17 –

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UPDATE ON NEW SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM


The new pre-clerkship curriculum for the School of Medicine is halfway through its first new L2 year.  L2 students have been through five new courses so far:  Foundations of Disease and Therapy and 4 organ systems courses, Hematology, Neuropsych, Musculoskeletal/Dermatologic, and...

The new pre-clerkship curriculum for the School of Medicine is halfway through its first new L2 year.  L2 students have

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Vilma Cervantes Coordinator Spotlight


Vilma Cervantes Coordinator Spotlight, Vilma Cervantes The GME Office recognizes the important work of coordinators across the School of Medicine and the Coordinator Spotlight will highlight our coordinators who give so much of their time and energy to the position. This edition's...

Coordinator Spotlight, Vilma Cervantes The GME Office recognizes the important work of coordinators across the School of Medicine and the

AHEC Preceptorship Program Holds Interest Luncheon for Medical Students


The collaboration of Louisiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and LSU Health Sciences Center kicks off another exciting year for the Primary Care Elective Preceptorship Program – PCE 120! Eighty-one first year medical students attended the AHEC PCE-120 Interest Luncheon which was held on...

The collaboration of Louisiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) and LSU Health Sciences Center kicks off another exciting year for

End-of-Life Care


The End-of- Life Care elective course was redesigned for the 2016-2017 academic year. The redesigned course provides students with additional opportunities to work with hospice patients and families. In early October, students participated in an evening session with hospice staff members where they...

The End-of- Life Care elective course was redesigned for the 2016-2017 academic year. The redesigned course provides students with additional

EQuIP Welcomes UMCNO Quality Improvement (QI) and Patient Safety (PS) Liaison Donna Blady, BSN, RN, PI Analyst


UMCNO's new patient improvement (PI) analyst, Donna Blady, RN, PI, brings more than 20 years' experience to her position in UMCNO's quality department.  Her background includes clinical and leadership roles in ambulatory and hospital care and professional liability.  The addition of Ms. Blady...

UMCNO’s new patient improvement (PI) analyst, Donna Blady, RN, PI, brings more than 20 years’ experience to her position in

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