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.

Curriculum Overview

PGY1

Rotation

Duration

Location

Orientation

Adult Medicine

Dermatology

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine Clinic

Obstetrics

Orthopedics

Pediatrics – Inpatient/Nursery

Radiology

Surgery – General

Surgery – Procedures

Vacation

1 week

12 weeks

3 weeks

4 weeks

12 Month Longitudinal

8 weeks

4 weeks

8 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

3 weeks

UHC

UHC

UHC

UHC

UHC

UHC/LGMC

UHC

LGMC

UHC

UHC

UHC

 

 

PGY2

Rotation

Duration

Location

Adult Medicine

Behavioral Medicine

Cardiology

Disease Management

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine Clinic

Geriatrics

Nephrology

Obstetrics

Pediatrics – Inpatient 

Pediatrics – ER

*Practice Management

Pulmonology/ICU

*Surgery – Procedures

8 weeks (two 4 week blocks)

2 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

UHC

UHC

UHC

UHC

LGMC

UHC

UHC

LGMC

UHC/LGMC

LGMC

LGMC

UHC

LGMC

UHC

        *Practice Management and 2nd Procedures Block may be done in 2nd or 3rd years*

PGY3

Rotation

Duration

Location

Adult Medicine 

Community Medicine

Electives

ENT

Family Medicine Clinic

Gynecology

Neurology

Ophthalmology

Pediatrics – ER

*Practice Management

Sports Medicine

*Surgery – Procedures

Urology

Vacation

8 weeks

2 weeks

14 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

2 weeks

4 weeks

UHC

UHC

UHC/LGMC

UHC

UHC

UHC

LGMC

UHC

LGMC

UHC

UHC

UHC

UHC

 

        *Practice Management and 2nd Procedures Block may be done in 2nd or 3rd years*