About the Program

SLMA employs all residents in the ACGME accredited Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program (ACGME # 1402121537). We currently have 24 categorical positions (8 per PGY level) in our three year program.

The program stresses academic excellence throughout the training experience, offering a learning environment that balances the personal and professional needs of our residents. Residents divide their time among general medicine and subspecialty services, intensive care units, ambulatory care experiences, consultation rotations, emergency rooms and long-term care settings.

Contacts

Dayton Daberkow, MD – Program Director and DIO
Mona Chadha, MD – Associate Program Director
Beth Drury, C-TAGME – IM Program/GME Coordinator

 

Application Criteria

  • Must apply through ERAS
  • Must apply within 2 years of graduation
  • Must pass Steps on first attempt
  • International Medical Graduates (IMGs) accepted
  • Accept only J-1 visas (ECFMG sponsored)
  • Step 2 CS required for interview offer
  • Application cut off date – December 1st

Curriculum

  • PGY 1 – 6 wards, Neurology, Nephrology, ER, ICU, Cardiology 1, DAR*
  • PGY 2 – Endocrine, GI 1, Elective, DAR*, NAR*, HemeOnc, Pulmonary, ICU, Ochsner Elective, CMC Elective, 3 ward months
  • PGY 3 – ICU (2), Ambulatory, DAR*, NAR*, Rheum, Dermatology, GI 2, Cardiology 2, Geriatrics, 3 ward months*DAR = Day Admit Resident
    * NAR = Night Admit Resident

 

Program Highlights

Chabert Medical Center residents are employed by South Louisiana Medical Associates

Resident Stipends ('17-'18)

  • PGY 1  –  $48,327.00
  • PGY 2  –  $49,947.00
  • PGY 3  –  $51,656.00

Insurance

  • Health Insurance – Provided by employer
  • Long Term Disability – provided by employer
  • Health Savings Account – available (pre tax dollars)
  • Dental Insurance – available at employee’s expense
  • Malpractice insurance provided

Vacation

  • PGY 1 residents – three weeks
  • PGY 2 residents – four weeks
  • PGY 3 residents – four weeks

(ALL CMC GME/IM Policy and Procedure rules apply)

Additional Benefits

  • Meals on call
  • 2 lab coats
  • Pager

CMC Resident Graduation 2018

About Houma

Our program is located in South Louisiana – which is considered the Sportsman’s Paradise. The culture in South Louisiana is unlike any other – which an emphasis on food and fun. Not only are there many activities in Houma itself, but the program is located approximately an hour outside of New Orleans. Dubbed “The Big Easy,” New Orleans is known for its jazz, rich history, food and major events. Home to ten Super Bowls, major sporting events and concerts often make their way through the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and Smoothie King Arena. 

Fellowship Matches

Since 2012

  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, LA – Infectious Disease
  • University of Mississippi SOM – Jackson, MS – Endocrinology
  • University of Mississippi SOM – Jackson, MS – Infectious Disease
  • LSUHSC – New Orleans, LA – Cardiology
  • University of Mississippi SOM – Jackson, MS – Nephrology
  • Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, VA – Nephrology
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Nebraska – Nephrology
  • University of South Carolina SOM – Columbia, SC – Geriatrics
  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, LA – Endocrinology
  • University of S. Florida Medical – Tampa, FLA – Rheumatology
  • LSUHSC – New Orleans, LA – Rheumatology
  • Tulane University Medical Center – Endocrinology
  • University of Illinois – Peoria – Cardiology
  • LSU New Orleans – Heme/Onc
  • University Hospital – Lafayette – Geriatrics
  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans – Endocrinology
  • University of Texas – Houston – Nephrology
  • LSU – Shreveport – Nephrology
  • Medical College of Georgia – Infectious Disease
  • University of South Carolina – Nephrology
  • University of Arizona Medical Center – Endocrinology
  • Case Western Reserve University – Geriatrics
  • Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans – Rheumatology
  • Tulane – Pulmonary Critical Care
  • Tulane – Nephrology
  • Medical College of Georgia – Endocrinology
  • LSU Shreveport – Rheumatology
  • University of Texas – Galveston – Endocrinology
  • Ochsner – New Orleans – Cardiology

 

Current Residents

Current Residents 2018-2019