Thank you for your interest in our Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Training Program at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport. Our program provides a 2-year clinical and research training in both pediatric and adult allergic and immunologic disorders. The positions are fully funded by our Institution (2022/23 salary is $62,135.34 for PGY IV and $64,763.88 for PGY V). Each year we accept two candidates who completed either a pediatric or an internal medicine residency at an ACGME-accredited program. Supportive qualifications can be certification by ABP or ABIM and research or clinical experience.

Application should be made through ERAS: ERAS Fellowships Document Office (EFDO). Three letters of support should be mailed to ERAS fellowship document office from physicians or scientists who supervised your work in recent years, one of which should be by your residency training program director. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Promising applicants will be contacted for arranging an interview. If you need more information about the program, feel free to contact our Program Director, David Kaufman, MD or Program Coordinator, Hannah Ditt.


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Program Administrator
Dena Darnell
Phone: (318) 675-7632

Our Program Leadership


David Kaufman, MD

David Kaufman, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery, and Internal Medicine, Chief of Allergy & Immunology, Program Director of Allergy & Immunology Fellowship


Juanita Valdes Camacho, MD

Juanita Valdes Camacho, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Program Director of Allergy and Immunology Fellowship


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Louisiana State University Health Shreveport (LSUHS) strives to cultivate a diverse and inclusive culture that supports equity, acceptance, and respect for the differences in others. The institution is committed to achieving excellence in fulfilling its mission by utilizing the rich talents of individuals who contribute different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences to the work and learning environment and who reflect the varied populations of Louisiana. As such, the institution adopts a definition of diversity that embraces a broad spectrum of human expression and characteristics that include but are not limited to race, ethnicity, gender/gender identity, social and cultural attributes, abilities, sexual orientation, religion, rural or metropolitan background, military or veteran status, and age. In addition, diversity also includes life experiences, record of service, and other talents and personal attributes that enhance the work and learning atmosphere. LSUHS is dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse community through the recruitment, enrollment, hiring, and retention/graduation of students, faculty, staff, and leadership who meet this definition of diversity.


Dr. Kaufman training Fellow with patient

Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

Training in Adult & Pediatric Disorders