PGY-2 Internal Medicine Residency

The Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Pharmacy Residency concentrates on the development of clinical practice skills. The PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency is an intense twelve-month program designed to expand clinical expertise through multidisciplinary practice and continued development of individual clinical skills. The resident will refine clinical judgment that is rooted in evidence-based medicine and applied across a wide spectrum of areas within Internal Medicine. Ochsner LSU Health System Shreveport is dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, and research. This mission has been intricately entwined throughout all aspects of the health system. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is one of the largest university-based physician training centers in the southern United States. Our pharmacy features the latest technologies to support today’s pharmacy practice.

PGY-2 Internal Medicine Residency Overview

The Program

  • Attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Elective rotations available including:
    • Emergency medicine
    • Academia
    • Oncology consult service
    • Pediatrics
  • Present research at regional residency conference

Core Rotations

  • Ambulatory Care, including:
    • Anticoagulation
    • Diabetes
    • Heart failure
  • Critical Care, including:
    • Medical Intensive Care
    • Surgical Intensive Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine (4)
  • Orientation
  • Research


  • Competitive stipend
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health and wellness programs

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Drug information
  • Hospital pharmacy practice
  • Resident research project
  • Teaching certificate (optional)


  • Graduate of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program
  • Licensed in the state of Louisiana before the program begins or shortly thereafter

Application and Eligibility Requirements

The following materials should be submitted via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application System (PHORCAS) by January 11:

  • Letter of interest
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae

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