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Welcome to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center


Psychiatry Residency Program in Baton Rouge

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We are delighted to welcome you to learn more about our program and our culture. We are a program whose values are based on respect, integrity, intellectual curiosity, diversity, creativity, and a holistic understanding of our patients and their medical needs as well as ourselves. We have dynamic energy here – meaning that we are constantly evaluating where and how we can improve. We don’t sit still.

Our educational focus is on understanding the pathogenesis of disease, the social determinants of health, and the psychological components. For that reason, we endeavor to focus evenly on psychopharmacology and psychotherapy in your training as well as on neuromodulation and emerging treatments for psychiatric illness of all kinds.

Here are some highlights about our program:


We are excited to help you become the best psychiatrist you can be. You will work hard, have fun, make lasting relationships, and explore human nature, the brain, and your specific interests through teaching and healthcare. We have a respectful, warm environment and look forward to meeting you!

Dr. Mathews

Eva Mathews, MD, MPH
Program Director
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Psychiatry Residency Program-Baton Rouge



LSUHSC Baton Rouge Psychiatry Residency Program
5246 Brittany Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Ph: 225-757-4212