School of Medicine

Department of Surgery

General Surgery Residency

Program Director: 

Lance Stuke, MD, MPH


Program Coordinators:

Brandi Donelon
(504) 568-2729

Jeanne Zar
(504) 568-2249


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Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is known as Shrove Tuesday. is a time filled with parades, costumes, beads, balls, and fun-filled community-engaging festivities! More info on MardiGrasNewOrleans




The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. The festivities take place two consecutive week's end into weekends every year, usually around the end of April and the beginning of May!

More info on the New Orleans Jazz Festival




French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Fesitval is a free, annual music festival held in early October, located in the historic French Quarter of New Orleans.


                                             More info on the French Quarter Festival