Our program’s mission is to train competent and dedicated family physicians to serve in rural and often under-served populations and to establish a premier health-care center for southeast Louisiana. The LSU Rural Family Medicine Residency is a 6, 6, 6 unopposed program affiliated with Our Lady of the Angels Hospital.
|Obstetrics/ Gynecology||2 blocks|
|Emergency Dept.||2 blocks|
|Emergency Dept.||1 block|
|Community Medicine/ Practice Mgmt.||1 block|
|Obstetrics/ Gynecology||1 block|
|Community Medicine/Practice Mgmt.||1 block|
|Pediatrics Emergency Dept.||1 block|
SALARY & BENEFITS
Yearly Salary Professional Funds
PGY-1: $50,018 $1,000
PGY-2: $51,695 $1,000
PGY-3: $53,463 $1,000
The State of Louisiana provides disability and professional liability insurance during residency training.
Health and life insurance are available for modest premiums paid by the resident and renewable annually.
Subject to obtaining state licensing, moonlighting is allowed after the first year of residency. Moonlighting jobs are not covered under the state's liability insurance.
First year House Officers receive 21 days (including weekends) of non-cumulative vacation leave per year. Second year House Officers and above receive 28 days (including weekends) of non-cumulative vacation leave per year. House Officers are also entitled to 14 days (including weekends) of non-cumulative paid sick leave. House officer paid maternity leave utilizes available vacation leave plus sick leave for a total of up to six weeks.
For additional information about resident benefits available through the LSU Health Sciences Center, please visit the LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans Office of Medical Education at http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/medical_education/graduate/benefits.asp.
LSU Rural Family Medicine residents receive two lab coats, annual paid resident AAFP membership, free parking, and on-call meals.
DISTANCE TO NEIGHBORING CITIES
|New Orleans, LA||62||Biloxi, MS||95|
|Baton Rouge, LA||96||Mobile, AL||149|
|Lafayette, LA||151||Jackson, MS||158|
|Shreveport, LA||320||Houston, TX||363|
|Hattiesburg, MS||60||Birmingham, AL||290|
|Little Rock, AR||500||Tuscaloosa, AL||235|