Academic Medical Center

What is an Academic Medical Center (AMC)?

  • AMCs are medical facilities with Joint Commission accreditation and a commitment to training future health care providers
  • AMCs are focused on National Patient Safety Goals and Patient Satisfaction
  • AMCs offer access to medical providers in all the major disciplines working together in teams to provide care 24/7
  • AMCs are the gateways to the latest discoveries in medicine by offering opportunities to participate in clinical trials


One of the most important contributions of UMC New Orleans is the training given to thousands of medical, dentistry, nursing and allied health students annually. As the state’s largest teaching hospital and training facility for many of the state’s physicians, UMC New Orleans plays an integral role in shaping the future of healthcare for the region.   

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Our Partners


The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and twelve Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions with which they maintain affiliations.


The second-oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States, Tulane School of Medicine is equipping the next generation of medical professionals with the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing world and shape the future of health care.