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The Department of Surgery is dedicated to each resident’s well-being and committed to providing the resources needed to promote nutritional, physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health.

Physical, Nutritional & Social Well-Being

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⇒ Call Rooms
⇒ On-site Employee Health
⇒ Meal Plans at a Discounted Rate
⇒ Healthy Snacks provided for those on-call in the Institutional 
    Resident Lounge
⇒ Extensive Meal Selection at both the Cafeteria and WOW Café
⇒ Numerous Clubs and Organizations to Join, including the
    Resident Council Association

   

Mental, Spiritual & Emotional Well-Being

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⇒ Resident Lounge
⇒ Meditation Program
Medical Library
⇒ In-house Chaplain
⇒ (C.O.P.E.) Connecting with Peers through Empathy
⇒ Mentor / Mentee Program
⇒ Intern Process Group
⇒ Monthly Chief's Conference with Chairman and PD

   

The Department of Surgery will provide the following benefits for categorical and Surgery preliminary residents:

  • One trip to American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress for categorical PGY 3 residents
  • Travel for presentation of abstracts at local, regional, and national meetings if approved by the Department
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Annual incentive awards will be presented at graduation. Note: Monetary awards will be in the form of gift certificates to LSU bookstore:

  • Most operative cases PGY 1 through PGY 4 for academic year
  • Most cumulative operative cases PGY 5
  • Best teaching junior resident (voted by students)
  • Best teaching senior resident (voted by students)
  • Best research presentation
  • 95th percentile (or above) on ABSITE
  • Award certificates will be presented to residents that score in the top 25th percentile on ABSITE.
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Other on-campus conveniences to assist in work/life balance:

  • Post Office
  • Bookstore
  • Secure parking
  • University Police escort
  • Printing shop
  • Clinic

CONTACT US

Residency Program
Navdeep Samra, MD
Program Director

Kathryn Richardson, MD
Associate Program Director

Jane Sugar, MD
Associate Program Director

Paul Perkowski, MD
Associate Program Director

Ginny Hammock, MBA, C-TAGME
Program Administrator-Sr.
ginny.hammock@lsuhs.edu
Phone: (318) 675-6111
Fax: (318) 675-6138

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Resident Life/Wellness

General Surgery Residency

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Resident Life/Wellness

General Surgery Residency

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Resident Life/Wellness

General Surgery Residency