Our Focus

How University Medical Center New Orleans is making strides in health care

At University Medical Center New Orleans, we strive to give our patients exceptional care that fits their needs. Our academic hospital is home to thousands of students seeking a career in health care, giving us the ability to utilize the latest research and techniques available. UMC offers a world-class academic experience through advanced research, leading technology and innovation.

We are giving New Orleans the best health care around through:

  • Healing – Backed by the expertise of faculty physicians from LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine, UMC is putting the most advanced medicine to work in our effort to save and prolong lives in our region. In our new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of New Orleans, we offer an extraordinary balance of patient-centered care, breakthrough technology and a commitment to safety and patient satisfaction.
  • Reaching – UMC hosts a thriving scientific community that collaborates with numerous National Institute of Health (NIH) programs and other non-profit research organizations to answer questions about new treatments or existing therapies. We support research across the biomedical spectrum, from core lab-based science and translational research to clinical trials in all major disease areas.
  • Teaching – A destination for the best and the brightest in medicine, UMC is the academic flagship medical center for LCMC Health. Our learners experience a fast-paced, digitally connected environment and instruction and guidance from expert faculty from LSU and Tulane Schools of Medicine and our other academic partners.