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LSU Health Shreveport is holding its Fall Mini Medical School session starting September 4, 2018. This four-week program is held from 5:30-7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays through September 25, 2018.
Cost for the Mini Med School is $40 for new participants, which includes a white lab coat and all four sessions. The fee for returning Mini Med alums is $20.
For questions, please email Megan Strecker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 318-675-8789.
September 4: So You Think You Want To Be A Brain Surgeon?
LSU Health Shreveport Neurosurgeons will talk about the rigorous training required to be a neurosurgeon, which includes a 7-year residency, and the various neurosurgical specialties.
Dr. Brian Willis: Interim Chairman of Neurosurgery
September 11: How Precision Medicine & Clinical Trials Impact Cancer Treatment
Feist-Weiller Cancer Center at LSU Health Shreveport is on the cutting-edge of precision medicine to help individualize cancer treatment for patients. Mini Med participants will get a behind-the-scenes look at labs, and learn about the importance of clinical trials and biobanking.
Dr. Glenn Mills: Director of Feist-Weiller Cancer Center
Dr. Ellen Friday: Scientific Director of the Center for Precision Medicine Genomic Lab
Dr. Terry Davis: Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Director of the LA CaTS Health Literacy Core
September 18: Let’s Talk: Spotlight on the Center for Voice, Airway & Swallowing
LSU Health Shreveport is home to the only comprehensive Center for Voice, Airway & Swallowing in the ArkLaTex, and the only fellowship-trained laryngologist in 250-mile radius. Learn more about this highly-specialized, multi-disciplinary center that attracts patients from around the country.
Dr. Paul Weinberger: Director, Center for Voice, Airway & Swallowing and Associate Professor, Laryngology
September 25: Follow Your Heart: Cutting-Edge Cardiology Procedures & Technology
LSU Health Shreveport cardiologists will share about new procedures and technology involved in treating common heart conditions. Mini Med participants will get an up-close look at the cutting-edge equipment and technology, and learn how to prevent common heart health issues.
Dr. Paari Dominic: Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Director of Electrophysiology Laboratory, and Assistant Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences
Dr. Pavan Katikaneni: Assistant Professor Interventional Cardiology, Associate Program Director of Cardiology, Medical Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory