CURRICULUM

The LSU Family Medicine Residency Program in Kenner is a community-based, university-administered, fully accredited 6/6/6 program. Residents are assigned to 32 required rotations, 3 elective rotations, and one procedure elective rotation. Rotations are located in OMC-K (the primary teaching hospital), UMC New Orleans (http://www.umcno.org/), Children's Hospital, Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma, and the Southeast LouisianaVeterans Health Care System (VA hospital).

During each rotation, residents are assigned to the Family Practice Clinic (FPC) at OMC-K, where they see their continuity-of-care patients. PGY-1 resident spend one to two half days per week in the FPC. PGY-2s spend two to three half-days, and PGY-3s spend three to four half-days in the FPC. During certain months, PGY-1s and/or PGY-2s take in-house call. PGY-3s call is taken from home.

For more information, please call Beth Sutton, Program Coordinator, at 504-471-2757 or e-mail her at eburro@lsuhsc.edu.

Block Rotations: PGY-1

Adult Medicine 3 months
Emergency Medicine 1 month
General Surgery 1 month
Gynecology 1 month
Neurology 1 month
NICU 1 month
Night Float 1 month
Otorhinolaryngology 1 month
Pediatrics 2 months


Block Rotations: PGY-2

Adult Medicine 2 months
Behavioral Medicine/Geriatrics 1 month
Community-Oriented Primary Care 1 month
Emergency Medicine 1 month
General Surgery 1 month
ICU 1 month
Night Float 1 month
Obstetrics 1 month
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 1 month
Orthopedics 1 month
Pediatrics Emergency Medicine 1 month


Block Rotations: PGY-3

Adult Medicine 2 months
Cardiology 1 month
Dermatology 1 month
Electives 2 months
Procedure Elective 1 month
Obstetrics 1 month
Ophthalmology/Urology 1 month
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine 1 month
Pediatrics 1 month
Practice Management 1 month


Longitudinal Experiences over Three Years of Training

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Practice Management
  • Office Procedures
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics
  • Research and Scholarly Activities
  • Community-Oriented Primary Care
  • Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Nutrition (PGY-2 & 3)
  • Quality Improvement/Patient Safety