BRG Continues Perfect Streak on Residents’ Board Pass Rate

Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced that for the third year in a row 100 percent of its family medicine residents who took the board examination had passed. BRG’s Internal Medicine residents also had a 100-percent board pass rate.

“The 100% Board passing rate is a measurement of the success of residents’ and faculty’s robust efforts in medical education,” said Dr. Robert Kenney, BRG vice president of medical operations. “Baton Rouge General is committed to fostering a culture of learning in all that we do as a healthcare provider, and our success in medical education is a great representation of that culture.”

The Family Medicine Class of 2018:

·Michelle Becnel, MD

·Audrey Billeaud, MD

·Brian Callihan, MD

·Monali Pandya, MD

·Andrew Parks Sr., MD

·Roxanne Varnell, MD

·Katherine Whittaker, MD

·Carita Winn, MD

Through its education programs, BRG trains annually more than 500 medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and radiation technologists, and provides instructional locations for medical students from other schools, including Tulane and LSU.