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

  • 4,455 Alumni


  • 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.



571 Residents & Fellows  |  43 Accredited Programs

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Residency Training

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.

Graduate Medical Education




Inside Research Summer 2020: Special COVID-19 Edition


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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.

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LSU Health Shreveport expanding nursing programs to help with shortage

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.

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Dr. Yurochko in the lab

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.

Read More about LSU Health Shreveport awarded over $10.5 million for NIH COBRE focusing research on immunology and pathological processes
COVID Variant Hunter: Even Vaccinated Should Keep Wearing Masks

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. 

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Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana

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!


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Educating and Training the Next Generation of Healthcare Professionals and Scientists