Living and Working in New Orleans

Why live and work in New Orleans?

While New Orleans has been known as a great city for tourism, it is now topping the lists as a great place to live and work. As the anchor institution of BioDistrict New Orleans, UMC New Orleans is part of a monumental economic development period for New Orleans and the Gulf South.  


New Orleans’ Recent Accolades:

#1 Brainpower City

-       Forbes Magazine


# 7 Most Inspiring City in the World

-       GOOD Magazine



One of The Top 10 Best Places to Live Now

-       Men’s Journal


For a complete list of awards and recognitions, check out GNO, Inc.’s list here:



Moving to the Crescent City?

Here are some helpful links:


Destination: Greater New Orleans


Louisiana State Board of Nursing


Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners


Louisiana Hospital Association






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.