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LSU Health Shreveport expanding nursing programs to help with shortage

KTBS 3 - Dr. G.E. Ghali, LSUHS chancellor, said Ochsner LSU Health alone is short between 150 to 200 nurses. The Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia program on the New Orleans campus is expanding to train additional students on the Shreveport campus. Dr. Ghali said he hopes this program is the start of something bigger.

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LSUHS and Southern University sign MOU establishing Guaranteed Interview Program in School of Medicine

The Memorandum of Understanding represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.

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White coat ceremony a rite of passage

KTBS3 - A big day for second year medical students at LSU Health Shreveport... It's called the 'White Coat Ceremony' and it symbolizes the transition from classroom to clinical learning for these students where they will start helping with patient care at the hospital. Photo Gallery Link

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LSU Health Shreveport Medical School Students  Celebrate Milestone on Match Day

112 LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine students learned where they will go for their residency training. Students matched with prestigious programs around the country including George Washington University, Emory, University of Indiana, UCLA, Baylor Scott and White, and University of Alabama, while 24.2% of the graduating class of 2021 will be staying at LSU Health Shreveport.

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Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS selected as the next Director of Feist-Weiller Cancer Center

Bossier Press Tribune - Dr. Sarah Thayer, MD, PhD, FACS has been selected as the next Director of LSU Health Shreveport's Feist Weiller Cancer Center effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Thayer’s role as Director of the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center includes both a clinical leadership role with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and a research and medical education leadership role with LSU Health Shreveport.

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Temporal Bone Lab at LSU Health Shreveport

KTBS3 - A state-of-the-art temporal bone lab is where LSUHS residents learn how to help people with hearing loss. They use several different procedures that repair the ear drum or bones within the ear. They also train to implant hearing devices, including the Cochlear Implant.

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AT&T Foundation is Presenting Sponsor for the Second Annual LSU Health Shreveport HBCU Educational Conference

The $25,000 AT&T Aspire Grant will be used to support students attending historically black colleges and universities in Louisiana who are exploring career paths in medicine, research and allied health professions in attending the HBCU Educational Conference at LSUHS.

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LSU Health Shreveport and Grambling State University partner on Guaranteed Interview Program

The MOU represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. The goal is for these students to subsequently be accepted for admission and graduate from medical school.

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