Residency and Fellowship Programs

Adult Neurology Residency Program



Resident Spotlight

Mina Baskharoun - LSU Department of Neurology Adult Residency
Patients' populations are unique with vast pathology, training with different health systems. Friendly atmosphere on the department of neurology. Everybody will go above and beyond to help

Mina Baskharoun, MD, PGY-2

Resident Spotlight

Elizabeth Brew - LSU Department of Neurology Adult Residency
I originally fell in love with the Neurology programs at LSU because of the residents I met during medical school. They are all amazing and kind people with a huge passion for neuro
- Elizabeth Brew, MD, PGY-2


Didactic Curriculum


General Neurology - lectures are presented by residents, faculty research faculty or guest speakers. These lectures encompass a variety of neurology topics and are held weekly.

Fellows Lecture - lectures are presented by the Epilepsy or Clinical Neurophysiology fellows as well as faculty members of both fellowships.

Journal Club - Occurs monthly at off-campus sites where residents review and discuss important articles in neurology.  Department and occasionally visiting faculty serve as moderators.

Professor Rounds - cases presented by PGY2-4 residents on a weekly basis. Most residents present four lectures per academic year.

Simulation Lab - sessions occur quarterly and include toxin injections, lumbar puncture, deep brain stimulation, and brain death.

Wellness - lectures and activities are held on a quarterly basis. Past lectures and activities include sleep deprivation, professionalism, rock painting, compassion fatigue and mindfulness. Lectures and activities are intended to improve overall resident, fellow and faculty well-being.