UME Curriculum Update


The revised first and second year medical curriculum has just completed its first cycle with the class of 2019!  Major revisions included a change from departmentally-based courses in both years to a hybrid structure. With the hybrid structure, first-year courses remained based out of departments...

The revised first and second year medical curriculum has just completed its first cycle with the class of 2019!  Major

AHEC Rural Primary Care Elective Rotations Began May 29


Fifty-three students who just completed the first year of undergraduate medical education have begun their AHEC Primary Care Elective summer rotations.  The rotations are coordinated and funded by four regional AHEC offices in conjunction with LSUHSC.  AHEC representatives from the four regional...

Fifty-three students who just completed the first year of undergraduate medical education have begun their AHEC Primary Care Elective summer rotations. 

GME Mask Fit Testing-Last Day June 27


The GME office held four dates for mask fit testing over the months of April and May. At these sessions, current House Officers and some faculty were fit tested. Each year LSU School of Medicine adheres to the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970, requiring employers to ensure safe and...

The GME office held four dates for mask fit testing over the months of April and May. At these sessions,

House Officer Orientation Scheduled for June 27


Over 200 incoming house officers are scheduled to attend LSU Orientation on Tuesday, June 27 in preparation for the 2017-2018 academic year. Morning activities will take place on the first floor of the MEB and will continue in the Learning Center Lecture Room in the afternoon. GME knowledge...

Over 200 incoming house officers are scheduled to attend LSU Orientation on Tuesday, June 27 in preparation for the 2017-2018

Meet Apollo and Athena: The Learning Center’s Newest Patient Simulators


With the help of Drs. Charles Hilton and Steve Nelson, the Learning Center was able to purchase two new high-fidelity patient simulators, Apollo and Athena.         Apollo (CAE) is a fully wireless, tetherless, high-fidelity adult patient manikin that has...

With the help of Drs. Charles Hilton and Steve Nelson, the Learning Center was able to purchase two new high-fidelity

Dean’s Research Seminar Series Launches New Website


The monthly Dean's Research Seminar is an important conference linking LSU research and clinical efforts.   The information presented at the monthly conference is a valuable resource for the LSUHSC community long after the one-hour conference ends.   A new user-friendly Dean's Research Seminar...

The monthly Dean’s Research Seminar is an important conference linking LSU research and clinical efforts.   The information presented at the

New LSU ID Swiping System Improves Attendance Tracking


Beginning October 2016, a new check-in system has been implemented by the Office of Medical Education using LSU ID cards. Any faculty, resident, fellow, student or staff can swipe their LSU issued ID card to record attendance at events and activities.  With a quick swipe of the ID, information is...

Beginning October 2016, a new check-in system has been implemented by the Office of Medical Education using LSU ID cards.

Welcome Treva Lincoln to the Office of Medical Education!


The Office of Medical Education welcomed Treva Lincoln to our team in May.  Treva comes to our office with several years of experience, having served most recently as the programs and outreach coordinator at a local health-related nonprofit. Treva has already become a valued member of the...

The Office of Medical Education welcomed Treva Lincoln to our team in May.  Treva comes to our office with several

 “Case Simulation Group” Maximizes Time Spent with Simulators


The “Case Simulation Group” (CSG) is a pilot student group designed to provide LSUHSC Medical Students more access to the Learning Center Skills Lab. The goal of the group is to provide sessions that enable students to practice in-depth clinical scenarios with additional hands-on simulation...

The “Case Simulation Group” (CSG) is a pilot student group designed to provide LSUHSC Medical Students more access to the

VA Medical Center Update-Hospital to Open in August


Dr. Randy Roig, Associate Chief of Staff for Education and the Designated Education Officer The VA Medical Center is planning their hospital grand opening in August!  The medical center clinics have been open for several months to serve veterans, but with the opening of the hospital the South...

The VA Medical Center is planning their hospital grand opening in August!  The medical center clinics have been open for

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