Three LSU Health Shreveport second year medical students have been chosen to participate in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Scholar Program: Reagan Abadie, Nicholas Jones and Tyler Tran. The program aims to address the critical need to reduce disparities in healthcare and the biomedical workforce.
LSU Health Shreveport is home to the only medical school in north Louisiana and one of only three in the state. Medical students interact with patients from their very first semester and learn from a combination of lectures, small groups, standardized patient exercises and clinical skills throughout their training.
For almost fifty years, we have been educating healthcare professionals who excel at the highest levels in academia, private practice and industry. Students consistently rave over experiencing a rigorous education in a family atmosphere where diversity and success are celebrated. Further strengthening the student experience are vibrant, safe communities in north Louisiana which offer an affordable cost of living.
The latest news from our School of Medicine is listed below. We are proud to share about the accomplishments, advancements, contributions and achievements of our faculty and students. For more news on our health sciences center please visit our Campus News section.
The 2022 LSU Health Shreveport Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Educational Conference is being held November 4-6 at the LSUHS campus with over 65 students representing 12 universities.
KSLA12 - Abigail Poe of Camp Tiger shared, “We get to see some of our campers that are a part of Camp Tiger and their families here. . Perfect Fit has been a big help to Camp Tiger. And so we’re always excited to give back and support them as well with their events.”
On Tuesday, November 1st, LSU Health Shreveport’s School of Medicine formalized a guaranteed interview agreement for Centenary students seeking admission to LSU Health Shreveport’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program.
The MSRP at the LSUHS School of Medicine, sponsored by the Dean's Office, had its largest number of participants in 2022 with over one-third of the first-year class participating. Fifty-three students will be showcasing their summer research findings at a competitive poster presentation on October 26, 2022.
September 30, 2022 was Sleep Medicine Day at LSUHS in honor of Dr. Andrew L. Chesson, Jr. which included a Grand Rounds lecture by Dr. Chesson followed by the Sleep Medicine Center naming ceremony.
318 Forum - The 155,000-square-foot Center for Medical Education will be home to large classroom spaces, clinical skills labs and simulation suites – each designed to encourage collaboration, active engagement and innovative thinking.
The LSU Health Shreveport Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery led by Chair Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan has received notification of manuscript CCR-21-4290R1 being selected for publication in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Thanks to LSU donors’ generosity, the university’s $1.5 billion Fierce for the Future Campaign reached $1,594,464,658 as of June 30, 2022, surpassing the campaign goal three years earlier than anticipated. The campaign, which publicly launched three years ago, united donors in support of every LSU campus, and at that time, was the largest fundraising campaign for higher education in the history of Louisiana.
LSU Health Shreveport is proud to be one of the selected recipients of the 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award given by INSIGHT to Diversity magazine. Each year, INSIGHT Into Diversity recognizes colleges, universities and organizations devoted to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM through cutting-edge programs, events and initiatives.
The LSUHS Office of Diversity Affairs has received a donation of $200,000 from the Louisiana Department of Health to increase the number of clinicians of color attending our institution.
Bossier Press - Camp Tiger Director Abigail Poe, a second-year medical student, shared “it is incredible to see the hearts for children our students have. I am deeply grateful to all my classmates who have worked alongside me to plan this special week for our campers and their families.“
206 LSU Health Shreveport students representing the largest graduating class to date celebrated the culmination of hundreds of hours of academic accomplishment by graduating with a Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD, or Doctorate degree on May 21, 2022. Dr. William F. Tate IV, President of LSU gave the keynote commencement address.
Cancer survivors, supporters and LSUHS students and researchers laced up their shoes and headed outdoors for the inaugural walkathon held on June 4th at LSU Health Shreveport.
Bossier Press - LSU Health Shreveport students Zachary Connelly, Ross Rieger and Evan Falgoust are the student founders behind Guise Medical, winning 1st place in the J Terrell Brown Venture Challenge for their patented MED-pal device with an $18,000 award.