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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.

  

American Heart Association Announces Dr. Steven Bailey as 2021 Northwest Louisiana Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Dr. Steven Bailey, MD, MSCAI, MACP, FACC, as chair of the 2021Northwest Louisiana (NWLA) Heart Walk. He has been extremely active with the AHA as an advocate, educator, and fundraiser locally and in San Antonio prior to his move to Louisiana. 

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LSU Health Shreveport and Grambling State University partner on Guaranteed Interview Program

The MOU represents the desire of both parties to increase the number of African American and Hispanic students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) in Louisiana who apply to the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine. The goal is for these students to subsequently be accepted for admission and graduate from medical school.

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Student Advisory Group on Evaluation (SAGE) Honor Society announces 2020-2021 members

Congratulations to the students selected for membership to the SAGE Honor Society for 2020-2021 academic year. The purpose of SAGE is to promote the amicable exchange of opinions between the student body and the faculty, with a view to the consistent betterment of the educational, medical, and scientific standards of the School of Medicine.

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Dr. Steven Bailey is a 2020-2021 Mastership Recipient by the American College of Physicians

Dr. Steven R. Bailey, Chairman of Internal Medicine at LSUHS, has been named by the American College of Physicians (ACP) Awards Committee as a 2021 Mastership recipient.  Dr. Bailey is only the fourth member of the LSU Health Shreveport faculty and one of only fifteen Louisiana physicians to have received this prestigious designation.

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Temporal Bone Lab at LSU Health Shreveport

"Developing a state-of-the-art temporal bone lab positions LSU Health Shreveport to invigorate residency training for our residents and fellows to hone their skills prior to operating on patients. I am grateful to Stryker for their commitment to resident education" shares, Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD, FACS, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Department Chair.

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Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, LSU Health Shreveport

Congratulations to Dr. Cherie-Ann Nathan, Chair of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, for being selected as a 2020 American Cancer Association Society Champion of Hope. Dr. Nathan is a nationally recognized and respected leader in the field of head and neck cancer and is once again is making LSU Health Shreveport proud of her accomplishments as a clinician, scientist and educator.

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