Internal Medicine Residency Program

ACGME accredited

Internal Medicine Residency Program Director – Dayton Daberkow, MD
Associate Program Director – Monisha Chadha, MD
DIO/Chief of Internal Medicine – Thomas Ferguson, MD
GME/IM Program Coordinator – Beth Drury, C-TAGME

Program Contact Information
(985) 873-2710

24 residents - 8 residents per year in three year program

Criteria for Application

  • 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)
  • Applications accepted ONLY through ERAS
  • Step 2 CS required for interview offer


  • PGY 1 - 6 wards, Neurology, Nephrology, ER, ICU, Elective, Cardiology 1
  • PGY 2 - Endocrine, GI 1, Elective, NAR*, HemeOnc, Pulmonary, ICU, Ochsner Elective, CMC Elective, 3 ward months
  • PGY 3 -ICU (2), Ambulatory, NAR*, Rheum, Dermatology, GI 2, Cardiology 2, Geriatrics, 3 ward months

*Night Admit Resident

BENEFITS Chabert Medical Center residents are employed by South Louisiana Medical Associates

  • Resident Pay Scale - 2015-2016 (Based on LSUHSC 2015-2016)
Annual Monthly Semi-Monthly Hourly


48,327.00 4,027.25 2,013.63 16.51
PGY 2 49,947.00 4,162.25 2,081.13 17.06
PGY 3 51,656.00 4,304.67 2,152.33 17.64


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

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

Additional benefits

  • 1 lab coat
  • Pager

Fellowship Matches (2012 - Present)

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 Commonweath 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

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