South La. AHEC Program Office Grant Renewed for over 1 Million Dollars


The South Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program administered out of the Office of Medical Education has been awarded a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant for 5 years totaling more than $1 million dollars. Since...

The South Louisiana Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program administered out of the Office of Medical Education has been awarded

Class of 2021 Arrives on Campus to a Host of Activities


Admissions, Student Affairs, and Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed the Class of 2021 the week of July 31, 2017.  The class kicked off the week at a welcome orientation with School of Medicine leadership and the Student Government Association providing an overview of what to expect during...

Admissions, Student Affairs, and Undergraduate Medical Education welcomed the Class of 2021 the week of July 31, 2017.  The class

LCME Accreditation Update


After nearly two years of work, all of the self-study documents were submitted to the LCME on August 18th.  This included a 360 page database (DCI), a 2000 page appendix, and a 35 page summary report.  It also included an extensive student self-study that started in 2015 and is a real exercise in...

After nearly two years of work, all of the self-study documents were submitted to the LCME on August 18th.  This

Class of 2020 Completes AHEC Primary Care Preceptorship Rotations


Four regional AHEC representatives placed forty-six students from the Class of 2020 in the summer 2017 AHEC Primary Care Preceptorship program.  The students served with primary care physicians in rural and underserved communities in four-week rotations.  Placement totals in the four AHEC regions...

Four regional AHEC representatives placed forty-six students from the Class of 2020 in the summer 2017 AHEC Primary Care Preceptorship

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

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. 

 “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

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