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Bryan Sibley, MD

WHAT I DO NOW: 

General Pediatrician - emphasis on children with special health care needs

  

PATH TO MY CURRENT CAREER POSITION: 

LSUS, then LSU Health Shreveport, then University of Texas School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics - Houston, TX, then established practice in Lafayette

 

HOW I GOT TO LSUS:  

LSUS offered a 6-year MD program.

 

FOND MEMORIES OF LSUS:  

Spring crawfish boils, small class sizes, intramural sports

 

LSUS FACULTY WHO HELPED ME: 

Vaughn Langman, PhD and the late Jimmie N. Smith, PhD

 

WHAT THE LSUS ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP MEANT TO ME: 

Additional support in my quest to graduate from medical school.  I believe I was the first recipient and it came as quite a surprise.

  

HOW LSUS HELPED ME SUCCEED:  

Gave me a great foundation for learning at higher levels

 

ADVICE TO COLLEGE-BOUND STUDENTS: 

Take some time to understand how what you are doing today will affect your future!

 

ADVICE TO SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO ENTER MY FIELD: 

Plan to work hard, but enjoy the benefit of a great job working with children every day. 

 

TIPS ON CHOOSING A MAJOR OR CAREER: 

Spend some time with your guidance counselor seeking advice on how to achieve a career in a field to which you feel drawn.

 

MY TOUGHEST PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGE: 

The ever-changing healthcare environment 

 

MY TOUGHEST PERSONAL CHALLENGE: 

Patience to overcome the obstacles to practicing medicine which are created by so many third parties 

 

SUCCESSES IN MY LIFE: 

Currently the President of the Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Chairman of the Advisory Council at St. Thomas More High school.

 

I'VE LEARNED THIS FROM LIFE: 

Prioritize my life, moment to moment as follows: God first, family second and everything else third 

  

WHAT I'D BE DOING IF I HAD ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD: 

Spending time with my wife and children; reading, writing, exercising

 

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