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 542 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 326 Students
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
559 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.
This week LSU Health Shreveport took a historic step towards stopping the spread of the coronavirus. In addition to continuously testing for COVID-19, the Emerging Viral Threat Lab has now organized the distribution of the vaccine to individuals age 70 and up. On the first day of testing, over 1100 seniors were able to get the vaccine from the safety of their vehicles.
Mayor Perkins signs Proclamation honoring LSU Health Shreveport for response during COVID-19 pandemic
Today at 11 am, City of Shreveport Mayor Adrian D. Perkins proclaimed December 18, 2020 “LSU Health Shreveport Day” . This honor was bestowed in recognition of the immense contributions made LSU Health Shreveport faculty, staff and students in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bloomberg - On Monday, John Vanchiere, the principal investigator for a trial site at LSU Health Shreveport, emailed 245 participants to let them know the COVID-19 vaccine trial would be slowly unblinded. By Wednesday afternoon, seven placebo recipients got their first shot, all of them health-care workers.
Dr. Robert Rhoads, professor and emeritus chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Shreveport, developed key components of the mRNA over years of work. The vaccine uses messenger RNA, or mRNA, which essentially provides instructions to the body on how to fight the novel coronavirus.
“It is gratifying to see LSU Health Shreveport’s contributions to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine through licensing of a LSUHS patent to BioNTech for mRNA-stabilizing cap analogs and in serving as the only north Louisiana vaccine trial site. Additionally our numerous COVID-19 clinical trials are providing access to novel therapies reflecting the benefit of having an academic medical center in our community,” shared GE Ghali, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCS (Ed), chancellor of LSU Health Shreveport.
Amid dark days of pandemic, LSU Health Shreveport’s Emerging Viral Threat Lab stands as a beacon of hope (opens in new window/tab)
KSLA12- “If the EVT Lab had not existed, quite frankly, I think we’d be in a much darker place here in the northern part of the state,” said Dr. Chris Kevil, vice chancellor of research and one of the leading minds behind creation of the lab. “The EVT Lab has been fundamental in our ability to monitor COVID infections in patients out in this community."
Lisa Strahan Babin, Executive Director of Communication, Public Affairs and Development, shares how LSUHS has responded to the 2020 challenges in bountiful ways.
KTBS3 - A state-of-the-art temporal bone lab is where LSUHS residents learn how to help people with hearing loss. They use several different procedures that repair the ear drum or bones within the ear. They also train to implant hearing devices, including the Cochlear Implant.
AT&T Foundation is Presenting Sponsor for the Second Annual LSU Health Shreveport HBCU Educational Conference
The $25,000 AT&T Aspire Grant will be used to support students attending historically black colleges and universities in Louisiana who are exploring career paths in medicine, research and allied health professions in attending the HBCU Educational Conference at LSUHS.
LSUHS study finds increase in earlier diagnosis of breast cancer following Medicaid expansion (opens in new window/tab)
Dr. Quyen Chu, Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology at LSU Health Shreveport, is the lead author of the study set for publication in an upcoming issue of Cancer, a journal of the American Cancer Society.
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!