UME Welcomes 201 First-Year Students to Campus, New Second-Year Curriculum Implemented


The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed 201 first-year students, who started classes on August 8.  This year’s entering class is the second class welcomed under the renewed curriculum.  Throughout the fall semester, first year students will be fully immersed in Gross and...

The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed 201 first-year students, who started classes on August 8.  This year’s entering class

projectCONNECT Coming Soon


COMING SOON – projectCONNECT The LSU School of Medicine’s EQuIP office and Department of Internal Medicine bring you projectCONNECT: an interactive web-based database of ongoing LSUSOM Quality Improvement & Patient Safety projects. This resource, spearheaded by Claude Pirtle, MD -...

COMING SOON – projectCONNECT The LSU School of Medicine’s EQuIP office and Department of Internal Medicine bring you projectCONNECT: an

The Office of Medical Education Introduces MEDRx, the New E-reminder System for Medical Educators


LSU School of medicine welcomes MEDRx – the Office of Medical Education’s new e-reminder system for Medical Education Development needs.  E-reminders will be sent with the latest information on scheduled faculty education opportunities, 2 days prior to, as well as the day of, each event. ...

LSU School of medicine welcomes MEDRx – the Office of Medical Education’s new e-reminder system for Medical Education Development needs. 

EQuIP Project Update Request – 2016-2017


In an effort to comply with the ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) accreditation requirements, the LSU School of Medicine New Orleans requires all House Officers to participate in patient safety or quality improvement projects throughout their training.  (PLEASE NOTE: EACH HOUSE...

In an effort to comply with the ACGME’s Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) accreditation requirements, the LSU School of Medicine

Quality Update from Dr. Peter DeBlieux, UMCNO Chief Medical Officer


IN HEALTHCARE, WHEN ARE OUR PATIENTS AT GREATEST RISK?  DURING TRANSITIONS OF CARE. Transitions of care refer to the movement of patients between health care practitioners, settings, and home as their condition and care needs change. For example, a patient might receive care from a primary...

IN HEALTHCARE, WHEN ARE OUR PATIENTS AT GREATEST RISK?  DURING TRANSITIONS OF CARE. Transitions of care refer to the movement

2016-2017 EQuIP Rotation at UMCNO Welcomes New Projects, Programs & House Officers


The 2016-2017 Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients residency rotation, sponsored in part by the LSU School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Medical Education, enters its third year of partnership with the Quality department at University Medical Center New Orleans (UMCNO). Originating in...

The 2016-2017 Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients residency rotation, sponsored in part by the LSU School of Medicine’s Office of

Pam Galindo, J.D. Joins UME Office


The Undergraduate Medical Education Office would like to welcome Pam Galindo to our team! Ms. Galindo comes to our office with years of experience in education administration at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.  She has worked in Academic Affairs, Records, and Admissions. We are...

The Undergraduate Medical Education Office would like to welcome Pam Galindo to our team! Ms. Galindo comes to our office

Dr. DeBlieux, CMO @ UMCNO-Preventing a Fumble on the Handoff- The Power of SBAR


Dr. Peter DeBlieux, Chief Medical Officer, UMCNO Preventing a Fumble on the Handoff- The Power of SBAR Handoffs are unavoidable for our patients as they transition through our health care system.  Medical error is increased with the frequency and the complexity of these transitions.  There...

Preventing a Fumble on the Handoff- The Power of SBAR Handoffs are unavoidable for our patients as they transition through

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