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BRG Sports Medicine Announces New Fellows

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BATON ROUGE, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) recently announced that Dr. Danielle Pawlichuk and Dr. Logan Soileau have matched with the hospital’s Sports Medicine Fellowship program. Launched in 2008, fellows in BRG’s program get first-hand experience in a variety of sports medicine activities, including sideline care of athletes at Louisiana State University, Southern University, and several large high schools in the area. Dr. Pawlichuk and Dr. Soileau will join the team in August.

BRG’s Sports Medicine fellows also work with prominent orthopedic surgeons and other related sub-specialties, gaining clinical experience and learning how to be effective team members and leaders in their field. The program is led by Dr. Vincent Shaw Jr., a longtime family and sports medicine physician at BRG.

With roots in both Texas and Louisiana, Dr. Pawlichuk is completing her family medicine residency at LSU – Alexandria. She attended Texas A&M University for undergraduate studies and St. George’s University School of Medicine.

A Lake Charles native, Dr. Soileau is completing his family medicine residency at LSU – Lake Charles where he serves as Senior Chief Resident. He completed his undergrad studies at McNeese State University and went to medical school at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Graduate medical education at Baton Rouge General began as a partnership between BRG and Earl K. Long Medical Center’s Internal Medicine residency program back in 1989. Since then, BRG has trained more than 1,200 residents in over 20 specialties. In addition to sports medicine, the hospital system currently sponsors residency programs in family medicine and internal medicine and provides instructional locations for medical students from other schools, including AUC, LSU, SGU, and Tulane.

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