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Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Director(s) Marc A. Colon, MD+
Address 1501 Kings Highway
Room 3-427
Shreveport, LA
Zip Code 71103
Telephone (318) 675-6040
Fax (318) 675-6054
Email mcolon@lsuhsc.edu
URL http://www.lsuhsc.edu
Level PGY-5
Positions 2
Accredited by ACGME Yes
Annual Stipend $50,000


Program description

The program offers a wide range of didactic and clinical forensic experience for up to two forensic residents over a 12-month period. Forensic residents will experience the following at the assigned locations: Assessment of competency to stand trial, not guilty by reason of insanity, pre-sentencing and post-sentencing, and other essential forensic psychiatric evaluations and courtroom testimony through the First Judicial District Court in Shreveport and surrounding district courts; training in Juvenile Forensic Psychiatry both on the campus of the Swanson Center for Youth in Monroe and via telepsychiatry from LSUHSC-S; assessment of posttraumatic stress disorder, intentional/negligent infliction of emotional distress, fitness for duty, disability, interdiction and other areas of private litigation at the LSUHSC Hospital and Clinics in Shreveport; correctional experience through the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport; training in developmental disability and state and federal standard of care requirements at the Pinecrest Supports and Services Center in Pineville.

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