Pulmonary Critical Care Video Airway Management Training


On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows and 4 Faculty that participated were able to use several vendors' airway management equipment while practicing their...

On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows

ACGME Rolls out the Revised Common Program Requirements


Effective July 1, 2017 the ACGME rolled out its major revision of Section VI of the Common Program Requirements.  According to Thomas Nasca, MD, Executive Director for the ACGME, “These revisions emphasize that medical education is professional education.  The emphasis is being placed on...

Effective July 1, 2017 the ACGME rolled out its major revision of Section VI of the Common Program Requirements.  According

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

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

LSU Residents Recognized at UMCNO Awards Luncheon


UMCNO nominees for Intern and Resident of the Year University Medical Center New Orleans hosted its annual Intern and Resident of the Year Luncheon at the Windsor Court Hotel on June 2, 2017. Each year the hospital accepts nominations for Interns and Residents of the Year from departments....

University Medical Center New Orleans hosted its annual Intern and Resident of the Year Luncheon at the Windsor Court Hotel

Residency Planning Day Held January 3, 2017


On January 3, 2017 Student Affairs along with the GME office hosted their annual Residency Planning Day. 195 Juniors spent the morning in the MEB Lecture rooms engaging in didactic sessions about what the fourth year of medical school entails.  Two of the topics covered were Visiting Student...

On January 3, 2017 Student Affairs along with the GME office hosted their annual Residency Planning Day. 195 Juniors spent

Orientation Scheduled for 250 New House Officers on June 30


On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the staff of the Graduate Medical Education office will welcome 250 incoming house officers for the 2016-2017 academic year. New residents and fellows will enjoy a full day of introductions to institutional policies and services. A satellite orientation session will be...

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, the staff of the Graduate Medical Education office will welcome 250 incoming house officers for

4th Annual QI/PS Forum Held and Presentation Winners Announced on June 2.


Congratulations to the 4th Annual QI/PS Forum Presentation Winners Best Oral Presentation: *LSU Internal Medicine Impact on ED Throughput Pictured above: Forum Judges Bahnsen Miller, MD; Cathy Lazarus, MD, Erica Ros Pruitt, RN; Fred Cerise, MD, MPH; and LSU Internal Medicine Impact on ED...

Congratulations to the 4th Annual QI/PS Forum Presentation Winners Best Oral Presentation: *LSU Internal Medicine Impact on ED Throughput Pictured above:

LSU Residents Meet Governor John Bel Edwards and Rebekah Gee, MD


    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee and Governor John Bel Edwards met with LSU School of Medicine residents Drs. Jonna Marret and Claude Pirtle after announcing Louisiana's new Medicaid program, Healthy Louisiana, during a press conference at...

    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee and Governor John Bel Edwards met with LSU