Rapides Regional Medical Center and LSU Health – Shreveport Department of Family Medicine Alexandria Family Medicine Program hosted the annual Intern Welcome Reception and White Coat Ceremony on August 22. This event is unique to the Alexandria program and is a tradition that has lasted for 23 years. In his opening remarks, Robert Moore, MD, Program Director, notes how the long white coat bears such significance to physicians as they enter the new phase of their training as well the responsibility that comes with donning the long white coat. As part of the event, each intern is presented with their long white coat by their faculty advisor.
LAFP in conjunction with over 25 community partners recognized the 6 interns with welcome gifts and had the opportunity to personally welcome them.
The Intern Class of 2019 – 2020:
- Ashley Billings, MD
- Lois Buller, MD
- Robert Campbell, MD
- Earl Clark, MD
- Stephen Finney, MD
- Ronak Shah, MD