Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Residency Program at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport . This is an exciting time in your life and we want to help you achieve your career goals. Our program is a small to medium size program that takes 8 categorical residents per year. We strive to offer the very best in pediatric training. We have a great group of residents who work well together and view each other as family. Our superb faculty see teaching and patient care as their fundamental purposes and are always available to the house staff.
Education is of the utmost priority, and we have didactic teaching conferences and/or morning report daily. Every first year resident is provided with a Pediatric MedStudy Board Review Curriculum as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP Curriculum and $1000 book and travel allowance over the course of the three years of residency. There are also many opportunities for the residents to teach both fellow house officers and medical students.
We are located in Shreveport, a city of about 200,000 people in the Northwest corner of Louisiana. It is a great place to live with very little traffic congestion and plenty of good food. Shreveport is family friendly with affordable housing and many neighborhood parks and jogging trails.
Please look around our website. It has lots of information which will help you get to know us better. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email me.