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THE PROGRAM
 

MISSION STATEMENT

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.

 

CURRICULUM

PGY-1

 

 In-Patient  6 blocks
 Pediatrics  2 blocks
 Obstetrics/ Gynecology  2 blocks
 Emergency Dept.  2 blocks
Orthopedics  1 block

 

PGY-2
 

In-Patient 3 blocks
Obstetrics/Gynecology 1 block
Pediatrics 1 block
Emergency Dept. 1 block
Orthopedics 1 block
Surgery 1 block
Community Medicine/ Practice Mgmt. 1 block
Otorhinolaryngology 1 block
Neonatology 1 block
Elective 2 blocks

 

PGY-3

 

In-Patient 2 block
Obstetrics/ Gynecology 1 block
Pediatrics 1 block
Surgery 1 block
Community Medicine/Practice Mgmt. 1 block
Pediatrics Emergency Dept. 1 block
Cardiology 1 block
Gastroenterology 1 block
Psychiatry 1 block
Elective 3 blocks

 

SALARY & BENEFITS

Yearly Salary               Professional Funds

PGY-1: $48,327                 $1,000 
PGY-2: $49,947                 $1,000 
PGY-3: $51,656                 $1,000

Insurance

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.


MISCELLANEOUS PERKS

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