News from LSU Health Shreveport

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The following Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs at LSU Health Shreveport recently received their continued accreditation notices from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME):

  • Allergy & Immunology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 9, 2020
  • Pathology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 14, 2020
  • Cytopathology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 14, 2020
  • Radiology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 23, 2020
  • Neurology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 30, 2020
  • Sleep Medicine – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 30, 2020
  • Pediatrics – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27. 2020
  • Medicine/Pediatrics – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27. 2020
  • Anesthesiology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27, 2020
  • Pain Medicine – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27, 2020
  • Family Medicine (Monroe) – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 29, 2020
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology – Continued Accreditation effective Feb. 12, 2020
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery – Continued Accreditation effective April 23, 2020

The ACGME reviews residency and fellowship programs, and their sponsoring institutions, annually to ensure a rigorous set of requirements are being met. The ACGME is responsible for ensuring the quality of more than 9,600 accredited residency and fellowship programs that are collectively responsible for the education of more than 120,000 residents and fellows. The Office of Graduate Medical Education oversees all training programs at LSU Health Shreveport, which currently offers 43 fully accredited residency and fellowship programs.

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