Baton Rouge: Psychiatry Department Updates and Accomplishments


Great things are happening for Psychiatry in Baton Rouge! Dr. Carine Nzodom has been named a national American Psychiatric Association Diversity Leadership Fellow.   Dr. Nzodom will also presented at the 2018 AIAMC Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas her article  "Resilience Can't Be Taught-But...

Great things are happening for Psychiatry in Baton Rouge! Dr. Carine Nzodom has been named a national American Psychiatric Association

Regional Research Day Recap


Regional Research Day was held on May 25 at the LSU Medical Education and Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. Over 150 faculty members, medical students, residents, staff and community guests were in attendance. A total of 30 posters (14 clinical research, 16 case study) and 4 oral presentations were...

Regional Research Day was held on May 25 at the LSU Medical Education and Innovation Center in Baton Rouge. Over

Program Director Orientation


On June 30, Dr. Odinet-Frey, Director of Accreditation, will be conducting a comprehensive orientation  for LSU Faculty who will be assuming new responsibilities to serve as their department's Program Directors (PD). The orientation will provide a foundation of knowledge for those new to the PD...

On June 30, Dr. Odinet-Frey, Director of Accreditation, will be conducting a comprehensive orientation  for LSU Faculty who will be assuming

House Officers’ Quality Improvement Council (HQUIC) at University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO)


Keithen Potts, RN, explains the daily workflow process of a typical UMCNO day LSU House Staff Association (HSA) co-presidents, Dr. Claude Pirtle (IM) and Dr. Eric Wallace (RAD), created an innovative, integrated committee at University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO) this academic year. ...

LSU House Staff Association (HSA) co-presidents, Dr. Claude Pirtle (IM) and Dr. Eric Wallace (RAD), created an innovative, integrated committee

Lafayette Faculty Updates: Nicholas Sells, MD as Department Head


Dr. Nicholas Sells The Internal Medicine Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Nicholas Sells as head of the department. Dr. Sells is trained in infectious disease and was part-time faculty for two years before accepting this position.     Dr. Karen Curry Dr. Karen Curry is...

The Internal Medicine Program is pleased to welcome Dr. Nicholas Sells as head of the department. Dr. Sells is trained

Lafayette Family Medicine Sports Medicine Fellowship


The Lafayette Family Medicine Department has been approved by the ACGME to offer an accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. The fellowship will be led by the Family Medicine department under Program Director Dr. Amanda Phillips. Two fellows will begin August 1, 2017; Dr. Shaawn Ali and Dr....

The Lafayette Family Medicine Department has been approved by the ACGME to offer an accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. The

Save the Date: GME Important Dates


June June 13 - GME Coordinator Meeting - Learning Center Lecture Room, 10:00 AM June 15 - GMEC Meeting - Learning Center Conference Room 7, 1:00 PM June 15 - Council on Resident Education (CORE) Meeting - Learning Center Lecture Room, 2:00 PM June 27 - LSU Incoming House Officer Orientation...

June June 13 – GME Coordinator Meeting – Learning Center Lecture Room, 10:00 AM June 15 – GMEC Meeting –

AMA Proposes Changes to Certified CME Activity Formats


The American Medical Association, working with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education,  have proposed changes to the learning formats for continuing medical education activities.  Historically the AMA provided a list of approved activity formats that CME providers needed to...

The American Medical Association, working with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education,  have proposed changes to the learning formats

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