Open Accessibility Menu

Nurse shortage

  • Category: News
  • Posted On:

In the wake of facing a nursing shortage, LCMC Health has announced an exciting alliance with Chamberlain University.

The program that will be launched is the Called-to-Care Scholars program.

The Pandemic and the events of the past 15 months shined a bright light on the shortage health care workers and The Called-to-Care Scholars Program is an innovative alliance of healthcare and education created to address a critical workforce need.

LCMC Health and Chamberlain University will be working together to continue to strengthen the nursing profession and address the shortages with a full tuition support program.

Through this partnership, LCMC Health plans to fully fund a 3-yr Bachelors of Science in Nursing for 270 nursing students at Chamberlain University. This is full tuition funding will cover 90 BSN students per year for three years. A $14.4m dollar commitment over 6 years.

This allows us to live out one of our core components of our mission – EDUCATION.

We will develop a stronger workforce locally and keep those higher income earning jobs right here in the greater New Orleans area. Our nurses and all our employees deliver a little something extra every day and this is Truly an investment in people and the extraordinary care they provide. It is what distinguishes our hospitals and our team.

Visit for more information, as our first class starts in late August