Urology Residency

Thank you for your interest in the Urology Residency Program at LSU Health Shreveport! We are excited to be considered as part of your graduate medical training!  Our Program Director and our Urology Residency Review Committee, comprised of department faculty members, review all applications individually.  Residents are selected based on their academic achievement, personal qualities and ability to excel in the rigors of urologic education.

Education & Training

Didactics

Didactics

Each Tuesday, 8:00 AM
One hour is allotted for review of assigned reading from Campbell’s Urology, AUA Updates, AUA Guidelines, and other topics from the AUA Curriculum. Video presentations from AUA Plenary sessions may also be viewed.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds

Each Tuesday, 7:00 AM
Two cases are presented by one resident to another in an Oral Boards format. Details from the history, physical examination, and laboratory and radiographic studies are elicited and used to compile a differential diagnosis and plan of care. The presenting resident also presents a brief review of the literature for the entire department, and both residents are responsible for fielding questions from the other attendants in a Socratic fashion.

Focused Chapter Review

Focused Chapter Review

Second Wednesday, each month, 5:15 PM
A monthly quiz of pre-assigned “high yield” topics in Urology is administered in preparation for the annual in-service examination. The residents are divided into teams and both team and individual prizes for highest cumulative scores are awarded at the end of the academic year.

Tumor Board Conference

Tumor Board Conference

Third Wednesday, each month, 5 PM
Multi-disciplinary conference with urologists, oncologists, pathologists, and radiologists to discuss management of complex cancer cases. 

Journal Club

Journal Club

Fourth Wednesday, each month, 5:15 PM
Residents prepare to discuss assigned articles from several Urology journals with faculty.

Uro-Economics

Uro-Economics

Fifth Wednesday (if present), 5:15 PM
Topics such as documentation, E&M and CPT coding, global periods, and modifiers are reviewed under the guidance of the department business manager.

Departmental Meeting Morbidity and Mortality Conference

Departmental Meeting
Morbidity and Mortality Conference

First Wednesday, each month, 5:15 PM

Program Director's Meeting with Residents

Program Director's Meeting with Residents 

First Wednesday, each month
(following Departmental Meeting)

Contact Us

LSU Health Shreveport
Department of Urology
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71130
(318) 675-5601

 

Monya Gallagher
Residency Program Coordinator
(318) 675-6250
mgall1@lsuhsc.edu

 

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Urology Residency