Pain Medicine Fellowship - LSU New Orleans

The LSUHSC New Orleans Section of PM&R offers a one-year, ACGME-accredited fellowship in pain medicine for physicians who have completed or will have completed a US-based ACGME-accredited residency in a primary specialty that is an ABMS parent of pain medicine. The fellowship program works to develop the special skills necessary for effective diagnosis and therapeutic management of the broad spectrum of pain problems seen in all segments of the population. In addition, the pain medicine fellows participate in the section's clinical research projects.

 

  • 5 positions available per year
  • ACGME accredited program since 2005
  • We do not start fellows off cycle.
  • All fellows have to be able to start the program on July 1st.
  • Randolph Roig, M.D., is the Program Director.
  • The Section of PM&R of the Department of Internal Medicine administers the Pain Medicine Fellowship.
  • We do not sponsor visas at this time, so all applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
    • Must be eligible to get a Louisiana license to practice medicine in order to be considered
  • Application Documents will only be accepted via ERAS. 
    • Applicants must be ABMS board eligible by the July 1st start date in a parent specialty, e.g., anesthesiology, PM&R, psychiatry and neurology, emergency medicine, radiology, or family medicine.    
    • Do not send extra documents via email or mail, as they are not required.  
  • The pain medicine fellowship falls under the December cycle for ERAS. Please see ERAS for details. It is listed as a subspecialty of anesthesiology. 
  • We will communicate with you via email if you are selected for an interview. 

 

Overall Program Goals and Objectives

Demonstrate competencies in the following areas

  1. Multidisciplinary setting with the pain medicine physician in the leadership role of the team.
  2. Become proficient in all aspects of care provided to persons with acute, subacute and chronic pain syndromes
  3. Learn administrative skills in program development and evaluation, team leadership, and quality improvement
  4. Perform history and physical examinations
  5. Participate in inpatient service rounds and outpatient clinics
  6. Develop proficiency in teaching and supervising medical students, residents and others who rotate in the program.
  7. Demonstrate Competencies in
    1. Compassionate, effective patient care
    2. Medical knowledge, and apply to patient care
    3. Practice-based learning
    4. Communication skills
    5. Professionalism
    6. Systems-based practice

 

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES - please see the NRMP website for fellowship matches

http://www.nrmp.org/match-calendars/ 

Approximate dates from the Match are shown below

6/2019: Match Opens 

8/2019: Ranking Opens

9/2019: Quota Change Deadline 

9/2019: Rank Order List Deadline

10/2019 Match Day 

 

The following documents are required for application via ERAS

  • Applicants can submit ERAS applications according to the ERAS timeline for December cycle programs: 
    • https://students-residents.aamc.org/training-residency-fellowship/article/eras-fellowship-timeline/
  • Please be aware that we will begin scheduling interviews early in the calendar year.  It is recommended that applications be complete by no later than March 31, 2019.  However, interviews may be scheduled before that date.  
  • The ERAS application should be comprehensive to be competitive, as all information submitted will be considered.  In addition to the CV, other materials must include the medical school transcript and USMLE and/or COMLEX scores.  The application must include at least three (3) letters of reference. One of these letters must be from your current or past residency program director. 
  • Below is the link to NRMP pain medicine fellowship match which is listed under anesthesiology specialty matches.  
  • Interviews generally start after Mardi Gras.   

 

 

Randolph Roig, MD

Program Director, LSU Pain Medicine Fellowship Training Program

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LSU HSC PM&R/Pain Medicine

1542 Tulane Ave, Box T4M-2

New Orleans, LA 70112

Point of Contact: Program Coordinator, Sara Miller

Office: 504-568-2577 Fax: 504-568-2127  

*preferred contact via Email: smil24@lsuhsc.edu

 

 

 

Research

Retrospective Review of Efficacy and Safety of Spinal Cord Stimulators

Casey Murphy, M.D., Randolph Roig, M.D.

LSU Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and LSU Pain Medicine,

Department of Internal Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center 

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, Section of Pain Medicine, PM&R Service, New Orleans, Louisiana

Presented at 29th Annual LSU Medicine Research Day of 2019, Poster #37

 

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Pharmacologic Management of Cancer Pain: A Review

Casey Murphy, M.D., Harry Gould, M.D. Ph.D., Randolph Roig, M.D.

LSU Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and LSU Pain Medicine,

Department of Internal Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center 

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, Section of Pain Medicine, PM&R Service, New Orleans, Louisiana

Presented at 28th Annual LSU Medicine Research Day of 2018, Poster #36

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A Case Report of Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection

Kelly Paulk, M.D., Casey Murphy, M.D., Randolph Roig, M.D. 

LSU Section of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and LSU Pain Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center 

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, Section of Pain Medicine, PM&R Service, New Orleans, Louisiana

Presented at 28th Annual LSU Medicine Research Day of 2018, Poster #41 

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