Welcome to LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine Student Admissions

It is a great time to be considering a career in medicine, and LSU Health Shreveport is a great place to pursue your goal. A mature institution, our health sciences center comprises a School of Medicine, a School of Graduate Studies, and a School of Allied Health Professions.

The School of Medicine offers a four-year, system-based learning curriculum leading to the MD degree, but other degree options are available to address specific interests of students. The pages in this website and its links contain a wealth of information for prospective students. Read our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion statement. We understand that the process of applying to medical school can be overwhelming, and we have tried to anticipate and address as many questions as possible. However, if you have questions or concerns not addressed here, please feel free to ask our help.

Medical School during a Pandemic
Family Day at LSUHS
"One of the highlights of this year has been watching the great impact of our faculty on the pandemic." - Meskerem Nemomsa, 2nd Year Medical Student   "We are growing...new faculty...new equipment...and we are building a new medical education building that will be tranformational to our institution." - Dr. David Lewis, Acting Chancellor

Enjoy this guided tour of our Medical School!


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