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LSU Health Shreveport Residency and Fellowship Program Receive Continued Accreditation from ACGME

The following Graduate Medical Education (GME) programs at LSU Health Shreveport recently received their continued accreditation notices from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME):

·       Allergy & Immunology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 9, 2020

·       Pathology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 14, 2020

·       Cytopathology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 14, 2020

·       Radiology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 23, 2020

·       Neurology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 30, 2020

·       Sleep Medicine – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 30, 2020

·       Pediatrics – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27. 2020

·       Medicine/Pediatrics – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27. 2020

·       Anesthesiology – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27, 2020

·       Pain Medicine – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 27, 2020

·       Family Medicine (Monroe) – Continued Accreditation effective Jan. 29, 2020

·       Obstetrics & Gynecology – Continued Accreditation effective Feb. 12, 2020

·       Colon & Rectal Surgery – Continued Accreditation effective April 23, 2020

The ACGME reviews residency and fellowship programs, and their sponsoring institutions, annually to ensure a rigorous set of requirements are being met. The ACGME is responsible for ensuring the quality of more than 9,600 accredited residency and fellowship programs that are collectively responsible for the education of more than 120,000 residents and fellows. The Office of Graduate Medical Education oversees all training programs at LSU Health Shreveport, which currently offers 43 fully accredited residency and fellowship programs.

LSUHS Gold Humanism Honor Society Welcomes New Members with a Virtual Ceremony

LSU Health Shreveport students, residents and faculty were recently inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The 30 inductees were welcomed into the GHHS via a virtual induction ceremony on April 28. These new GHHS members join more than 35,000 medical students, physicians, and other leaders who have been inducted in to the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) since 2002, which recognizing students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine.

School of Medicine Class of 2021 Inductees:

Kirsten Fontenot

Harley Bordelon

Mae Lobrano

Ryan Rougelot

Blake LeBlanc

Charles deBoisblanc

Katie Frith

Alexandra Morgan

Jenna Mailhes

James Pearson

Neesha Siriwardane

Hannah Barkley

Mary Piekos

James Robinson

Eleanor Cook

Allison Rogers

Kyleigh  Harrison

Audrey Demand

Langley Sampognaro

Resident Inductees:

Dr. Katrina Castille, General Surgery

Dr. Dylan Harrell, Internal Medicine

Dr. Loveita Raymond, Medicine/Pediatrics

Dr. Kristen Sandoz, Pediatrics

Dr. Michelle Finch, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Alex Fuselier, Urology

Faculty Inductees:

Dr. Shahzeem Bhayani, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Laurie Grier, Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Anesthesiology, OBGYN, and OMFS

Dr. Diana Veillon, Professor of Pathology and Residency Program Director

Dr. Michael Sewell, Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Dr. David Scarborough, Associate Clinical Professor of Endocrinology and recipient of the 2020 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award