Fellowship Programs
Fellowship Program Details

Louisiana State University - Shreveport

Director(s) Marc A. Colon, MD+
Address 1501 Kings Highway
Room 3-427
Shreveport, LA
Zip Code 71103
Telephone (318) 675-6045
Fax (318) 675-6054
Email mcolon@lsuhsc.edu
URL http://www.lsuhsc.edu
Program Coordinator and Email Nancy H. Stinchcomb nstinc@lsuhsc.edu
Level PGY-5
Positions 2
Accredited by ACGME Yes
Annual Stipend $56,706

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; and training in Juvenile Forensic Psychiatry; assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder, intentional/negligent infliction of emotional distress, fitness for duty, disability, interdiction, and other areas of private litigation at the University Health 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. The fellows also participate in AAPL every October for their review course and added training.

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