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 –

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

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.

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

5th Annual Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Forum


Mark Rolfsen, LSUSOM Student presents his poster to Dr. Randy Roig, Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Education, SELA Veterans Services and 2017 QI Forum Judge The 5th Annual LSU School of Medicine Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Forum was held on Thursday, June 1 in the Learning...

The 5th Annual LSU School of Medicine Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Forum was held on Thursday, June 1 in the

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