LSU Health Shreveport is Comprised of Three Professional Schools.
Exceeding the national NRMP Main Residency Match® rate by 18.7% with 98.3% of MS4 matching
Global health opportunities
Enrollment of 551 Students
- 100% Licensure Exam Pass Rates across all 6 clinical programs
- Early clinical integration
- Also available: PhD in Rehabilitation Science & Master of Public Health
- Enrollment of 341 Students
- 3,602 Alumni
- PhD in Basic Sciences
- Also available: MD-PhD, Interdisciplinary Grad Program & Master of Biomedical Science
- Full Tuition Waiver & Stipend
- Enrollment of 73 Students
- 495 Alumni
Our Mission is to
TEACH - HEAL - DISCOVER
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We are educating and training the next generation of health care professionals and scientists who will continue our proud legacy of innovative and lifesaving healthcare and cutting-edge medical research. As one of only one hundred forty academic medical centers (AMC) in the nation, LSU Health Shreveport is a revered treasure in a community that fought decades for its creation. Learn more about our Student Achievement.
RESIDENCY & FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS
571 Residents & Fellows | 43 Accredited Programs
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LSU Health Shreveport currently offers 43 fully accredited residency and fellowship programs. More than 5,000 residents and fellows have trained at our institution over the years. Upon completion of postgraduate training at LSU Health Shreveport, residents and fellows will have received the best possible training and be able to successfully provide exceptional patient care.
KEEL 101.7FM - The local medical community has stepped up on several fronts to battle COVID-19 on the front lines and in the lab. The Commission has approved the donation of as much as $1 million dollars for the Center for Excellence for Emerging Viral Threats (CEVT). This money will be used for a new building to expand the local medical school and for continued research.
KTBS 3 - Dr. G.E. Ghali, LSUHS chancellor, said Ochsner LSU Health alone is short between 150 to 200 nurses. The Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia program on the New Orleans campus is expanding to train additional students on the Shreveport campus. Dr. Ghali said he hopes this program is the start of something bigger.
Many children with ASD also require other therapies like speech, occupational, or physical therapy. The LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions offers all of these services, relieving a heavy burden on families who typically receive these services from multiple providers.
Dr. Kevin Murnane with LSUHS is leading the charge in getting help to our medical workers battling mental health issues and suicide. Register for the LARC Mental Health Summit, a free virtual event on April 22, registration is required.
Louisiana Radio Network - Dr. G-E Ghali, LSUHS Chancellor, said rural areas lack specialists and many physicians are attracted to larger cities that offer higher salaries to help offset their student loan debt.
LSU Health Shreveport awarded over $10.5 million for NIH COBRE focusing research on immunology and pathological processes
LSUHS has received a 5 year grant for $10,529,128 from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to establish a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE. The COBRE funds will establish the Center for Applied Immunology and Pathological Processes (CAIPP), which will operate on the LSU Health Shreveport campus.
“There are still folks who are still a little nervous that the vaccine was produced in a relatively short length of time think the important thing to note here is the technology is not new while the vaccine is the technology is something, we’ve been working on for decades,” Dr. John Vanchiere shares.
Shane Barton, chair of orthopaedic surgery at LSU Health Shreveport, shares that it was really important to ensure the safety of the athletes along with others involved. We are honored to be able to support the event with our team of sports medicine physicians.
LSUHS and Southern University sign MOU establishing Guaranteed Interview Program in School of Medicine
The Memorandum of Understanding represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.
NBC CT - LSU Health Shreveport Virologist Jeremy Kamil told NBC Connecticut Investigates that halting their spread will require other measures. Kamil was among a team of researchers that discovered seven new COVID-19 strains, known as "variants," aside from the variants first identified in the UK, South Africa, and Brazil.
Shreveport-Bossier has so much to offer that you have to experience it. In partnership with our local S-B Convention & Tourist Bureau, we have some videos to share that only begin to tell the story of all there is to see and do in Northwest Louisiana. We hope you will choose LSU Health Shreveport as your place for learning, working and living!