House Officer Pre-Recruitment


Program Website Maintenance Tools 

This information can assist your program in maintaining the residency or fellowship pages for your program. Within each program, the Program Coordinator, Program Director, Chief Residents and/or other designated individuals can be given access in order to be able to edit the page on an ongoing basis. As of August 2020, all interested residency and fellowship programs migrated to a revised template and layout for their residency and fellowship pages

  • A Zoom recorded tutorial from GME staff on utilizing the CMS Toolbar to make basic edits to the program page. This tutorial follows the LSU Health Web Best Practices.  
  • Suggested content for each page includes photos and videos to engage viewers to get a sense of the program’s culture. 
  • LSU Health Content Management System (CMS) Tutorial Videos can guide you with how to do editing on your page. 
  • LSU Health CMS User Guide can be referenced when further guidance is needed when editing the page (adding new pages, creating tabs, uploading documents)

Need assistance?

Contact GME Office for questions related to editing residency and fellowship pages.

Contact LSUHSC Webmaster for questions related to editing pages.

Contact Enterprise AV for questions related to Zoom.

Contact Jeremy Schroth, Editorial Consultant, for headshots, group photographs of residents and faculty, and compiling videos.

Pre-Recruitment Checklist

Ensure program website is updated

Create Social Media posting Calendar

Plan and Schedule Pre-Recruitment Activities

Including virtual Q&A sessions and virtual Residency Fairs

Select Interview Dates

Select Interviewers

Select Virtual Interview Platform

Secure Interview Locations

Ensure program has the appropriate technology

Review all ERAS applications

Train Faculty/Residents on Interview techniques and technology

LSUHSC Zoom Documentation Site

Select and communicate with interview candidates

Create an interview candidate agenda

Create interview rotation schedule

Virtual Meet and Greet Template 

Specialty Recruitment Information Sessions

Social Media

Social Media is changing the way individuals and organizations communicate and share information.

Social Media is a general term describing web-based, mobile, or other technologies for social networking and for sharing content and information.

GME Programs, faculty, and house officers must comply with the following when engaging in Social Media:

Confidentiality - HIPAA and the HIPAA and Patient Privacy policies must apply to all social media activities.

Patient Contact - Interactions with patients through Social Media are strongly discouraged.

Professionalism - Postings within Social Media sites are subject to the same professional standards as any other personal interactions.

For more details, please visit LSUHSC Social Media Policy

Always start with a social media strategy

Choose the right social media networks

Be present and responsive

Be visually appealing

Be active

Be timely

Accept and monitor comments

Promote your accounts

Maintain professionalism

Social Media Platforms

Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with family and friends online. 

Instagram is a free photo and video sharing app available on Apple iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. People can upload photos or videos to our service and share them with their followers or with a select group of friends. They can also view, comment and like posts shared by their friends on Instagram.

Twitter  is an American microblogging and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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