South La. AHEC Program Office Grant Renewed for over 1 Million Dollars


The South Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program administered out of the Office of Medical Education has been awarded a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant for 5 years totaling more than $1 million dollars. Since...

The South Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program administered out of the Office of Medical Education has been awarded

By the Numbers: GME’s Hiring, Promoting and Terminating Processes for the New Year


With the 2017 House Officer Orientation in the rear view mirror, the GME office had a moment to reflect upon the processes implemented to streamline the hiring, promoting, and terminating the over 800 residents and fellows in the 64 LSU GME programs. Incoming house officers completed and...

With the 2017 House Officer Orientation in the rear view mirror, the GME office had a moment to reflect upon

504HealthNet offers Cancer Screening & Patient Navigation Workshop on September 22 at UMC


504HealthNet is offering a Cancer Screenings and Patient Navigation training session at UMC on Friday, September 22 at 2:30 p.m. Topics Covered: Cervical cancer screening & navigating abnormal pap smears- Denise Johnson, PhD, FNP Breast cancer screening-  Mignonne Morrell, MD Colon...

504HealthNet is offering a Cancer Screenings and Patient Navigation training session at UMC on Friday, September 22 at 2:30 p.m.

Emergency Medicine Difficult Airway Course


LSU Emergency Medicine conducted their difficult airway course on Wednesday, July 12.  The course was attended by 24 first and second year residents.  The residents used the patient simulators to practice managing difficult airways.  The half-day course is offered each year for residents to...

LSU Emergency Medicine conducted their difficult airway course on Wednesday, July 12.  The course was attended by 24 first and

Louisiana Simulation Council Meeting Held at LSU Learning Center


The July meeting of the Simulation Medical Training and Education Council for Louisiana was hosted LSU Learning Center. The Council recently decided to choose simulation sites from around the state for meetings and tours. LSUHSC New Orleans was chosen as the first site to host council members....

The July meeting of the Simulation Medical Training and Education Council for Louisiana was hosted LSU Learning Center. The Council

Pulmonary Critical Care Video Airway Management Training


On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows and 4 Faculty that participated were able to use several vendors' airway management equipment while practicing their...

On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows

Class of 2021 Arrives on Campus to a Host of Activities


Admissions, Student Affairs, and Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed the Class of 2021 the week of July 31, 2017.  The class kicked off the week at a welcome orientation with School of Medicine leadership and the Student Government Association providing an overview of what to expect during...

Admissions, Student Affairs, and Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed the Class of 2021 the week of July 31, 2017.  The class

LCME Accreditation Update


After nearly two years of work, all of the self-study documents were submitted to the LCME on August 18th.  This included a 360 page database (DCI), a 2000 page appendix, and a 35 page summary report.  It also included an extensive student self-study that started in 2015 and is a real exercise in...

After nearly two years of work, all of the self-study documents were submitted to the LCME on August 18th.  This

Lafayette White Coat Ceremony


We held our White Coat Ceremony for our interns and fellows June 30th for residents’ and fellows’ families and friends. It was a great opportunity for our CEO, Katie Hebert, Associate Dean for Lafayette Affairs, Dr. James Falterman,  Jr., and the many other faculty and hospital staff to attend...

We held our White Coat Ceremony for our interns and fellows June 30th for residents’ and fellows’ families and friends.

The LSU EQuIP Rotation – Rationale, Deliverables and Growth in the New Academic Year


LSU School of Medicine’s Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) rotation continues to provide an in-depth orientation to the principles of quality improvement, patient safety and process improvement for LSU House Officers rotating at University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO). The...

LSU School of Medicine’s Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) rotation continues to provide an in-depth orientation to the principles

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