Applicants to the LSU Health Shreveport Internal Medicine Residency Program must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We only accept application materials through ERAS.
Applications must include the following in order:
- Application form
- Three or more letters of recommendation
- Dean’s letter (Medical Student Performance Evaluation)
- Medical school transcript
- United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) transcript-Step I & II (If available) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Exam (COMLEX) transcript
- Please note, we now require applicants to have passed Step 2 by February 15th in order to be ranked by our program.
For the 2024 ERAS cycle, our program will be participating in the supplemental ERAS application offered through the AAMC's ERAS program. Applicants will be required to complete the MyERAS application, and participation in the supplemental ERAS application is optional.
The additional information collected will help our program staff learn more about applicants' medical education journey, including more meaningful information about work, volunteer, and research experiences, and will help us better identify applicants who fit our program environment and mission.
We will be conducting 2 virtual open houses to allow potential applicants a chance to ask questions to current residents. The dates and times are below with the zoom links, please not all times are Central Standard Time.
August 29, 2023, 5:30pm-6:30pm
September 12, 2023, 5:30pm-6:30pm
Please note, our program does not offer observerships or visiting rotations. All rotations must be applied for through the medical school, we have no input in the rotations that are accepted.
If you have any questions regarding the program or the application process, please contact our Program Administrator, Becky Custis, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Medical Graduates: International Medical Graduates must be Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification at the beginning of internship and a completed ERAS file. LSU Health Shreveport only sponsors J-1 visa. Candidates should have prior US clinical experience.
The program does not discriminate based on gender, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, veterans’ status or sexual orientation.
All PGY-1 positions are offered through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). Our Program NRMP listing are listed below:
- Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Three-Year Internal Medicine Categorical Program Listing: NRMP #1232140C0
- Louisiana State University (Shreveport) One-Year Internal Medicine Preliminary Program Listing: NRMP #1232140P0
Our interview day is designed to give applicants the opportunity to learn more about our residency program and provide insight into what it is like to be an Internal Medicine Resident at LSU Health Shreveport.
The day starts off with our Program Director gives a brief overview of our program after morning report.
Each applicant will have three interviews; this includes an interview with our Program Director. The other two interviews will be with a member of our Residency Leadership Team (Assistant/Associate Program Directors or 4th Year Chief Resident) and a member of our Core Faculty. During this time, we encourage the applicants to ask questions that they have regarding the training program, institution, and the Shreveport Area. In between the interviews, the applicants will be able to talk to residents and interns to talk about the program and the City of Shreveport and Bossier City.