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LCMC Health and Tulane University

Partnering to serve patients in the greater New Orleans area and beyond.

LCMC Health and Tulane University have announced plans to join forces to expand access to comprehensive and specialty care across Southeast Louisiana, enhance the region’s capabilities as a destination for medical innovation and training, and provide extensive community investments and benefits.

Upon approval of the proposed partnership, Tulane Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center, and Tulane Lakeside Hospital will join LCMC Health. The majority of services provided at Tulane Medical Center will shift to East Jefferson General Hospital and University Medical Center New Orleans.

This partnership will bring together an award-winning, community-based healthcare system and a nationally recognized, leading research university, resulting in the collaboration our state and region need to make Louisiana a destination for healthcare.

Click the links below for more information about the planned partnership, Frequently Asked Questions, and related news.

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  • Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo patient story
    "It is wonderful to see the collaboration between LCMC Health, LSU and Tulane. This announced partnership stands to propel Louisiana to the national stage for quality care, research and community health impact!" Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo Chief Health Officer, Google
  • Troy Carter, Sr patient story
    "The long-term potential of this partnership’s impact on the clinical, economic, and educational innovation is enormous, and I am thrilled to celebrate this partnership that will help improve quality of life across the entire region." Troy Carter, Sr - Congressman Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District
  • Clay Schexnayder patient story
    "Investing in the communities they call home is part of the DNA of both LCMC Health and Tulane University." Clay Schexnayder Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives
  • Jimmy Harris patient story
    "These two Louisiana non-profits are strengthening a long-standing relationship to expand opportunities to train the next generation of physicians, nurses and scientists, accelerating the journey to make Louisiana a destination for healthcare." Jimmy Harris – State Senate, Senate District 4