Program Overview

LSU University Hospital

The LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport operates three acute care hospitals. Anchoring our network of hospitals and clinics is Louisiana's major university referral center - commonly referred to as the LSU Medical Center or University Hospital in Shreveport. Our community hospitals include the E.A. Conway Medical Center in Monroe and the Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville.

LSUHSC Shreveport is home to state-designated Centers of Excellence including the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and a Center of Excellence in Arthritis and Rheumatology. On our main campus you will also find an accredited Children's Hospital, a regional Burn Center and a Level One Trauma Center serving communities across Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and Southwest Arkansas. Our medical center is one of only six hospitals in the nation affiliated with the world-famous St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Overton Brooks Veterans Administration Medical Center

Experience at the Overton Brooks Veterans Administration Medical Center provides an added dimension to the training program. The 197 bed tertiary care hospital is located on a beautiful tree-shaded campus about 4 miles from LSUHSC. There are over 4,200 admissions to the medical service yearly, and approximately 49,000 visits to the outpatient clinics. The Medical Center serves as a referral center for northern and central Louisiana, southern Arkansas, and eastern Texas.

Internal Medicine residents rotate through the general medical wards and the Medical Intensive Care Unit of the hospital. In addition, there is a full range of clinical programs and medical subspecialty electives that are available to residents. Approximately 20% of the Department of Medicine faculty have their primary appointments in the VA system, making the hospital a key player in the training program.

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Centers of Excellence