Governor John Bel Edwards joined local and state leadership and legislators, LSU leadership and Ochsner Health System leadership for the groundbreaking of the Center for Medical Education building at LSU Health Shreveport.
LSU Health Shreveport is Comprised of Three Professional Schools
Exceeding the national NRMP Main Residency Match® rate by 18.7% with 98.3% of MS4 matching
Global health opportunities
Enrollment of 542 Students
- 100% Licensure Exam Pass Rates across all 7 programs
- Early clinical integration
- Enrollment of 326 Students
Our Mission is to
TEACH - HEAL - DISCOVER
We are educating and training the next generation of health care professionals and scientists who will continue our proud legacy of innovative and lifesaving healthcare and cutting-edge medical research. As one of only one hundred forty academic medical centers (AMC) in the nation, LSU Health Shreveport is a revered treasure in a community that fought decades for its creation.
Shreveport-Bossier has so much to offer that you have to experience it. In partnership with our local S-B Convention & Tourist Bureau, we have some videos to share that only begin to tell the story of all there is to see and do in Northwest Louisiana. We hope you will choose LSU Health Shreveport as your place for learning, working and living!
Toni has been working in higher education for more than twenty years. She is returning to LSU Health Shreveport following employment at the Louisiana Department of Education, Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, and Cornell University.
LSU Health Shreveport has received Continued Accreditation status from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
James Patterson II, MD, PhD, has been named Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine effective August 1, 2019.
40 high school and undergraduate students recently shared the research projects they have spent eight weeks working on in summer programs held at LSU Health Shreveport.
Bharat Guthikonda, MD, FAANS, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of Skull Base Research, has been named Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Shreveport.
The School of Allied Health Professions has been awarded the “Geaux Upstate Technology Expansion” grant for $43,010 from The Noel Foundation, Inc.
Louisiana native receives scholarship from Ochsner Health System that will cover full tuition for her to attend LSU Health Shreveport - School of Medicine
Debbie Chandler, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean of Student and Diversity Affairs for the LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine.
Norman Harris, PhD, has been named Chairman of the Department of Molecular & Cellular Physiology in the School of Graduate Studies.