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LSUHS Resident receives 2021 Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians “Resident Award of Excellence”

Dr. John Mercke, LSUHS Resident in the Family Medicine Residency Program in Alexandria is the recipient of the 2021 Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians “Resident Award of Excellence”.  Only one resident is chosen statewide for the annual award which recognizes outstanding leadership and scholarly accomplishments in the field of Family Medicine. Dr. Kenneth Brown, President of the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians (LAFP) presented the award to Dr. Mercke.

Past recipients of the award from the LSUHS Family Medicine - Alexandria program include Dr. Brady Drapekin (2019), Dr. James Moore (2017) and Dr. Micah Pippin (2016).

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