Program Director's Welcome

 

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A warm welcome to our terrific Dermatology Residency Training Program!

The information herein will provide you with the spirit of our Program as the website transformation progresses 

The primary aim of our program is to provide an exceptional structured learning experience that focuses primarily on supervised patient and didactic resident education but also affords opportunities for resident research.

Resident eduation is a process of increasing autonomy as educational goals are met so that our graduates are capable of independently practicing all aspects of Dermatology inlcuding clinical, surgical, cosmetic, laser, academic or fellowship training. 

For over 50 years this program has been fully accreditited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, The program has been recognized many times for its substantial compliance to all dermatology objectives.  Objective measrures of the LSU Program have been very high over the years.  In 2019, our graduated collectively ranked in the 90th percentile on the certifiction examination of the American Board of Dermatology.  

Our receipe for sucess is simple. We all CARE. Our faculty almost exclusively focuses of the supervision of patient care and didactic learming.  Our residents and faculty are a team dedicated to compassionalte care and mutually support one another.

This is a fantastic program because we have knowledgeable faculty focused on the welfare of our residents and our residnts are kind, intelligent invviduals who espouse all aspects of teamwork. 

A fantastic program in a city as full of life and energy, active and intellectually stiumulating, is a combination for one of the most rewarding and enjoyable periods of your life. Welcome!

The program will host two mee and greet sessions for our 2021 applicants. The sessions will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2020 and Wednesday, September 2, 2020.  Please email smunoz@lsuhsc.edu if you are interested in attending.  

Brian D. Lee, MD
Kelly R. Stewart Chair
Department Head and Residency Program Director
LSU Department of Dermatology