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Louisiana State University, Shreveport

Louisiana State University, Shreveport

Health Sciences Center
1501 Kings Highway

Shreveport, LA 71130

Phone: 318 675 5900
Fax: 318 675 5907

Training Program Director

John Todd MD

Participating Hospitals

Louisiana State University School of Medicine : 450
Overton Brooks VA Medical Center : 100

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectureshands-On Experiences

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplantInfections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicineInfections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesCourses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

Types of visas accepted:


Number of fellows accepted each year:

1 or 2 (alternating years)

Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):


NOTES: Fellows have the option of a rotation on the pediatric infectious diseases consult service.

The Program also provides training in hospital epidemiology through IDSA/SHEA Infection Control Fellows Course.


Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

John W. King MD

John W. King


Mohammed Alam MD

Mohammed Alam

Guillermo Orlando Padilla Pineda MD

Guillermo Orlando Padilla Pineda

John R. Todd MD

John R. Todd

Ronald G. Washburn MD

Ronald G. Washburn

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