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General Information

The Family Medicine Residency and Podiatry are the only residency programs at East Jefferson General Hospital and are non-competing.

The EJGH Emergency Department is one of the busiest in Louisiana.

There are 6 resident positions for each post-graduate year.

Our program is interested in candidates who wish to enter Family Medicine, and our Recruitment Committee will scrutinize your application for evidence of an interest in this field.


Must be registered through the National Resident Matching Program or the National Matching Service for osteopathic applicants and apply through ERAS (we do not accept mailed, faxed, or e-mail applications).

Our program does not sponsor/accept any visas or EADs (work authorization documents).

Our application deadline is January 15th.

Completion of medical school training must be within the past three years.

Dean's Letter plus three individual letters of recommendation. These should come from faculty, preceptors, etc. At least one letter should be from a board certified family physician.

Passing scores required on USMLE Steps I & II and must have no more than two failures on all parts taken to be considered. Scores must be obtained prior to February 1st.

International Medical Graduates must be able to obtain a valid ECFMG certification and a Louisiana intern permit by the start of residency training on July 1st.

If medical school training was completed greater than one year prior to the application, a minimum of one year of continuous and current clinical (direct patient) experience in the United States at the time you submit your application to our program is mandatory. Observerships and/or research experiences do not fulfill this requirement.


Contact Information

We are currently accepting applications for the new class of residents.

Family Medicine Residency Program
4228 Houma Blvd. Ste. 230
Metairie, LA 70006

Dr. David W. Euans, M.D.
Program Director
Phone: (504) 503-3722

Susan G. Perrier
Residency Coordinator
Phone: (504) 503-8906


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