Interview Experience

The interview experience is an essential part of residency, where potential residents have a chance to learn more about the program, faculty, staff, rotations and day-to-day operations of the General Surgery department. 

Interviews are held on Fridays in the months of November, December and January annually. Please see below for current interview dates:

  • Friday, November 1, 2019
  • Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Friday, November 15, 2019
  • Friday, December 6, 2019
  • Friday, December 13, 2019
  • Friday, January 10, 2020

Pre-Interview Meet & Greet

All applicants are invited to attend our pre-interview meet & greets the Thursday before interviews.  Hosted at a downtown restaurnt in the heart of New Orleans, this will give you a chance to meet and interact with multiple residents and a few faculty members.  This is a also a great opportunity to scout your potential city and try some of New Orleans' most iconic food options. 

The Interview Day

  • Breakfast with other candidates, current residents and faculty

  • Chairman Introduction with Dr. Robert Batson, MD, FACS

  • Program Director Introduction with Dr. Lance Stuke, MD, FACS

  • Group Interviews with Chairman and PD run concurrently with individual faculty and current resident interviews

  • LSU Health New Orleans Campus tours 

  • Lunch with other candidates, current residents and faculty