Our two-year program is approved by the ACGME and accepts two or more new fellows each year. We participate in the Rheumatology Fellowship Match of the NRMP (National Resident Match Program). Interested MD applicants should submit an application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Our board pass rate is 100% for the last 7 years.

Documents required for application:

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendations
  • USMLE Scores
  • Copy of ECFMG certificate (if applicable)


All fellowships begin July 1. We encourage applicants to complete their applications as early as possible, and we will continue to accept new, completed applications until September 1.  To apply, visit:  ERAS Fellowship Applicant Site


Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
LSU Health Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103

Fellowship Coordinator
Samantha Scott
Email: samantha.scott@lsuhs.edu

Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology (CEAR)

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The CEAR engages in a multidisciplinary and interdepartmental clinical, research and education mission. The CEAR strives to provide patients with cutting-edge care, to advance the science of inflammatory and immunology diseases and to educate new physicians on these diseases and their treatments. Together the CEAR promotes the treatment and prevention of immunological and inflammatory diseases. 


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