RESIDENCY

APPLICANTS

APPLICATION PROCESS

We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The Dean’s Office at your medical school will assist you with the ERAS Application process. Paper applications will not be accepted.

LSU School of Medicine ensures that its training programs select from eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Programs do not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

United States Citizens, Permanent Residents of the US, and J1 Visa holders sponsored by the ECGMG are the only applicants eligible for selection. ECFMG sponsorship as a J-1 exchange visitor is the only mechanism whereby foreign physicians may enter graduate medical education/training programs at LSU Health Sciences Center.

REQUIREMENTS

· ERAS Application

· Dean’s Letter

· Medical School Transcripts

· Three Letters of Recommendation (1 SLOE Required, 2 preferred)

· Personal Statement

· Medical Examination Scores (USMLE)

· Photo

The deadline for your application to our residency program is November 15th. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

INTERVIEW INFORMATION

Our interview season occurs between October and January. In fairness to all applicants and to be equitable across the board, we will be offering virtual interviews only. Interviews for our program will be held via Zoom on Wednesdays and Thursdays beginning in November and continuing through mid-January. A virtual resident social will be held for interviewees each week on Wednesday evenings. Details regarding the selection and direction for interviewees will be disseminated electronically. 

We will offer interviews in a rolling fashion.  Despite our desire to interview everyone that applies to our program, we have a limited number of spots available.

Our residents will be hosting a number of  virtual information sessions throughout the interview season. While these sessions are not mandatory, we strongly recommend attending one of these as this will allow you the chance to meet our residents and to get a feel for the culture of our residency program.  The dates and times for these sessions will be publicized on our Instagram page.