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Louisiana State University (Shreveport) Program

Address
Allergy/Immunology Section
LSUHSC-S
1501 Kings Highway
RM 5-323
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Phone: 318-675-7625
Fax: 318-675-8815
http://www.sh.lsuhsc.edu/allergyimmunology

Program Director
Sami L. Bahna, MD DrPH FAAAAI
Phone: 318-675-7625
Fax: 318-675-8815
Email: sbahna@lsuhsc.edu

Program Coordinator
Don McCoy
Phone: 318-675-7625
Fax: 318-675-8815
Email: dmco2@lsuhsc.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
This is a combined pediatric-internal medicine program with entry tracks for physicians who completed accredited residency in pediatrics, internal medicine or combined. It provides training in the full spectrum of allergic and immunologic disorders in both children and adults, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. The special interests of each individual faculty allow in-depth experience in various clinical and basic research studies. The specific areas of research are selected according to each trainee's special interests and goals.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2

Duration of Fellowship
2

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
11 (10 – Clinical practice & 1 – Academic)

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Eligibility for ABP or ABIM; Visa info: Our University only accepts J-1 Visas.

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Louisiana State University Program

Address
LSUHSC Department of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy/Immunology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112-2822
Phone: (504) 896-9589
Fax: (504) 896-9311
Email: kslumb@lsuhsc.edu

Director
Kenneth Paris, MD, MPH
Email: kparis@lsuhsc.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
This is a combined pediatric-internal medicine program with entry tracks for physicians who completed accredited residency in pediatrics, internal medicine or combined. It provides training in the full spectrum of allergic and immunologic disorders in both children and adults, in the outpatient and inpatient settings. The special interests of each individual faculty allow in-depth experience in various clinical and basic research studies. The specific areas of research are selected according to each trainee's special interest and goals.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2 (1 each in Medicine & Pediatrics)

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
Medicine: 5 (all private practice); Pediatrics: 5 (1 academic, 4 private practice)

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Eligibility for ABP or ABIM

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Tulane University Program

Address
1430 Tulane Avenue (SL-57)
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-5578
Fax: (504) 988-3686

Program Director
Laurianne G. Wild, MD
Phone: 504-988-5578
Fax: 504-988-3686
Email: lwild@tulane.edu

Co-Director
John C. Carlson, MD PhD
Phone: 504-988-5578
Fax: 504-988-3686
Email: jcarlso@tulane.edu

Program Coordinator
Patricia Constant
Phone: 504-988-5578
Fax: 504-988-3686
Email: pconsta@tulane.edu

Major Goals of Training Program
Train allergy and immunology fellows to deliver high quality care to patients with allergic and immunologic diseases. Train allergy and immunology fellows to be inquisitive and innovative.

Trainees Accepted Each Year
2

Duration of Fellowship
2 years

Number of Graduates Last 5 Years and Subsequent Career Choice
1 Academic, 9 private practice or multi-specialty

Application Deadline
Please refer to the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website for fellowship match information in regards to the fellowship timeline, application deadlines and additional important dates.

Joint Residency (Fellowship) Availability
No

Electives for Residents and Students
Yes

Special Requirements
Fellows have to have completed training in an ACGME approved Residency Program in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or MedPeds.

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