CURRICULUM

The rotations for the Family Medicine Residency Program at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital are designed to provide comprehensive training to the resident-physician in all the medical components necessary to fulfill the broad medical specialty of Family Medicine.

To comply with the guidelines listed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and to meet the requirements listed in the Special Requirements for Family Practice Residents, the following rotations have been implemented for the LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital:

 

PGY 1  
Internal Medicine

3 mos

Pediatrics-Outpatient

2 mos

OB/GYN

2 mos

Emergency Medicine

2 mos

General Surgery

2 mos

Community Medicine

1 mo

Family Practice Center 1 half day per week
Vacation 2 wks

 

PGY 2  
Internal Medicine

3 mos

Pediatrics-Inpatient

2 mos

OB/GYN

2 mos

Orthopedics

1 mo

Practice Management/
Sports Medicine
1 mo
FPC Walk-In Clinic 1 mo
Urgent Care Clinic 1 mo
Night Float 1 mo
Family Practice Center 2 half days per week
Vacation 3 wks

 

PGY 3  
Internal Medicine

2 mos

PUL/ICU

1 mo

Cardiology

1 mo

Pediatrics

1.5 mos

Urgent Care Clinic  6 wks
Subspecialty 1 mo
FPC Walk-In Clinic

1 mo

Night Float

2 wks

Electives 3 mos
Family Practice Center 3 half days per week
Vacation 4 wks

COMPENSATION

The LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital offers an excellent salary and benefits package:

Year    Salary

Annual Leave               

CME/Travel/Book Allowance                                   
PGY 1 $44,168 3 weeks $1,000/yr
PGY 2 $45,500 4 weeks $500/yr & 5 CME days
PGY 3 $47,179 5 weeks $1,500/yr & 5 CME days

Benefits:

  • Housing Allowance - $3,600/year (Paid $300/month)
  • Intern Moving Expenses - $1,500
  • Licensing Fees Paid:
    • USMLE Step 3 - $855
    • Louisiana State Medical License/Permit - $100/yr
  • Medical Health Insurance Coverage for resident and dependents available at a discounted rate through LCMH.
  • Moonlighting is allowed for second- and third-year residents.

Lagniappe Benefits:

  • Advanced training
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    • Advanced Trauma Life Support
    • Neonatal Advanced Life Support
  • Lab Coats (two for incoming house officers, one per year thereafter)
  • Meals (while on duty)
  • Medical Malpractice Insurance
  • Membership Dues
    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
  • Pager
  • Parking