BA Biology & Psychology - 1986
MD - 1990
After earning her MD degree from Tulane University, Dr. Slaven completed an internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles.
From 1994 to 1998, Dr. Slaven was on staff at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She then completed a fellowship program in Infectious diseases at LSU Health Sciences Center and joined the faculty of LSUHSC in New Orleans in 2000.
Dr. Slaven won numerous awards for her work during Hurricane Katrina and throughout the recovery effort, including the ACEP Special Commendation for Meritorious Service, the U.S. Army 14th Division Combat Support Hospital Commendation for Excellent Healthcare Service, and an LSUHSC Emergency Medicine Commendation for Service During and After Hurricane Katrina. She also serves as a volunteer at the Harry Thompson Rebuild Medical Clinic for the Homeless.
Dr. Slaven is a fellow of both the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Physicians.
Director, LSUHSC Emergency Medicine Critical Care
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Member, Infection Control Committee
Slaven EM. Human immunodeficiency virus in the emergency department. Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Editor Adams. In press.
Slaven EM. Skin and soft tissue infections. Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Editor Adams. In press.
Slaven EM. Antibiotic recommendations for common infectious diseases. Textbook of Emergency Medicine. Editor Adams. In press.