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

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

Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill Takes Place in Learning Center


The Learning Center coordinated the Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill, an annual simulation training on May 24. Between two sessions, 40 residents and 10 faculty participated in the activity which was a mock scenario in which a driver lost control and drove into a crowd at a Mardi Gras parade. The...

The Learning Center coordinated the Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill, an annual simulation training on May 24. Between two sessions, 40

Alumni Tour the Learning Center


An estimated 60 alumni toured the Learning Center on Friday, June 2 as a part of the LSU School of Medicine Reunion Weekend. Attendees toured the 6th floor clinical skills lab as well as the 5th floor simulation rooms and cadaver labs. It was a hands-on and interactive tour, giving the alumni...

An estimated 60 alumni toured the Learning Center on Friday, June 2 as a part of the LSU School of Medicine Reunion

2017-2018 EQuIP Rotation – Call for Participants


LSU EQuIP rotation residents participate in A Day in the Life: Code Blue Training at UMC The LSU School of Medicine’s Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) rotation provides an in-depth orientation to the principles of quality improvement, patient safety, and process improvement...

The LSU School of Medicine’s Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) rotation provides an in-depth orientation to the principles of

Lafayette Internal Medicine Residents at ACP Meeting in San Diego


March Madness hit very hard at UHC this year. Three Internal Medicine residents, Rick Faul, MD, Jason Charrier, MD and Syed Saad, MD, placed first in the state American College of Physician's "Doctor's Dilemma" game, a medical Jeopardy contest.  The team performed well, earning them a ticket...

March Madness hit very hard at UHC this year. Three Internal Medicine residents, Rick Faul, MD, Jason Charrier, MD and Syed Saad,

2017 Robert S. Daniels, MD Lecture Focuses on Burnout, Depression and Wellness


Dr. Stuart Slavin, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor of Pediatrics at St. Louis University School of Medicine, delivered the 2017 Robert S. Daniels, MD Lectureship on Friday, April 21. The lecture, titled “Mental Health Across the Educational Continuum: Challenges and...

Dr. Stuart Slavin, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor of Pediatrics at St. Louis University School of Medicine, delivered the

ACCME Updates Logo for Certified CME Providers


On March 21 the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) debuted a new logo for CME providers to begin using on all course communications.  LSU CME received accreditation with commendation with the ACCME's during the last reaccreditation cycle and the ACCME has created an...

On March 21 the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) debuted a new logo for CME providers to begin

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