Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport Reviews
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its inaugural class in 1969. The School of Medicine has a commitment to impact the region and beyond. There are multiple scholarship opportunities for students to help offset the costs of their medical education. The LSU School of Medicine also provides social activities, counseling services, and educational and cultural projects, many of which are organized by students.
The primary mission of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) is to teach, heal, and discover, in order to advance the well being of the region and beyond. LSUHSC-S encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies, and Allied Health Professions in Shreveport. In implementing its mission, LSUHSC-S is committed to:
Educating physicians, basic scientists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals based on state-of-the-art curricula, methods, and facilities, preparing students for careers in health care service, teaching and research.
Providing state-of-the-art clinical care, including a range of tertiary special services, to an enlarging and diverse regional base of patients.
Achieving distinction and international recognition for basic science and clinical research programs that contribute to the body of knowledge and practice in science and medicine.
Supporting the region and the State in economic growth and prosperity by utilizing research and knowledge to engage in productive partnerships with the private sector.
Fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion that promotes mutual respect for all.
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- Annual High Temp: 76.4°F
- Annual Low Temp: 54.8°F
- Av. Annual Rainfall: 51.36 inch
*US average index is 100
Overall School Ratings
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- USMLE Step 1 Prep
- Elective Rotations
- Professor Support and Mentorship
- Administration Responsiveness
- Class Camaraderie
- Research Opportunity
- Residency Match Support
- Diverse and Inclusive Environment
- Values Balance and Wellness
- Community Service Opportunity
- Location and Activities in Area
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