Our Psychiatry Residency is a 4 year ACGME accredited program.

The program Faculty consists of Board Certified Psychiatrists with several years of experience who have a variety of sub-specialty training. Our residents are exposed to a wide array of patients across multiple training sites. The clinical experience and educational activities foster well-rounded psychiatrists who are prepared to enter private practice or sub-specialty training. We are accredited for 32 total positions, and typically accept 8 interns per year in the NRMP Match. In addition to the traditional Psychiatry track, we also offer Psychiatry-Child Track through the NRMP Match. 

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What sets us apart from other Psychiatry Residency programs?

  • Inpatient Psychiatric services at the private psychiatric hospital Louisiana Behavioral Health. The behavioral health facility is a partnership with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and Oceans Healthcare and provides inpatient behavioral health services for adolescents, adults, and seniors including an IOP.
  • Decreasing call responsibilities from PGY I - PGY IV and a Night Float system
  • Rotation in Emergency Psychiatry
  • Rotation in Community Psychiatry during PGY III at Shreveport Behavioral Health Clinic
  • Rotation in Forensic Psychiatry available as a PGY IV includes: Observing sanity commissions, treating the mentally ill who are incarcerated, and treating patients with developmental disabilities.
  • Elective experiences include: Community Psychiatry, Neuroradiology, ECT, and Sleep Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
  • Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship

Program Information

Shawn E. McNeil, MD, FAPA

Shawn E. McNeil, MD, FAPA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Program Director of the Psychiatry Residency Program, Director of Neuroinformatics Research, Director of Clinical Research for LARC
Rachel Voss, MD

Rachel Voss, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Associate Program Director of Psychiatry Residency Program

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