LSU Family Medicine Residency Program
University Hospital & Clinics, Lafayette, LA

Length of Training: 3 years

Resident Selection Process: University Hospital and Clinics, Lafayette Family Medicine program is looking for individuals who are both highly qualified and eager to continue their education.  All applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Applications are received during the months of September through Mid-January, with interviews scheduled during the months of October, November, December and January.

Employment Outlook: Primary care, as a whole, has seen a dramatic surge in employment opportunities. Family medicine has specifically seen this surge secondary to the diverse nature of its clinical and procedural scope.  Lafayette and its surrounding areas offer many job opportunities to graduating residents.  The majority of our residents have found employment by the end of their second year.

Competitiveness: There has been an increasing need for family physicians throughout the nation.  Our graduates are competitive in all areas of family medicine secondary to the educational experience of the program.  The combination of a large and diverse patient volume, advanced pathology, and resident autonomy make the program unique.   We continue to strive for consistent academic and clinical excellence in both our faculty and residents alike.   These standards along with our faculty, facilities, and location make this residency program an excellent choice in an applicant’s search.