Office of International Services

Contact us:

Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-4:00p.m.
2nd floor (206B) of the Resource Center Building (433 Bolivar Street).
(504) 568-4802


The content on these pages is designed for use by LSUHSC-New Orleans sponsored students, exchange visitors and employees. It is not intended to constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for legal counsel.

Patient Care Positions for Foreign Nationals Requiring Immigration Sponsorship


Medical Residents/Fellows

Foreign National physicians who wish to complete their Medical Residency training through LSUHSC who do not already possess appropriate full time work authorization MUST obtain J-1 sponsorship from:


The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.


LSUHSC does NOT currently provide immigration sponsorship for foreign national Medical Residents.


See CM-39 for additional details.

Clinical Faculty and Staff


For Faculty/Staff positions requiring patient care, please see information on H1B sponsorship.


Dental Residents/Fellows

For school enrollment based Dental Residency programs, please see information for F-1 Students


For non-school enrollment based Dental Residency programs, please see information on TN or H1B sponsorship.