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Catalog 2013-2014 
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mission & Role

Mission Statement

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

 The primary mission of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) is to teach, heal, and discover in order to advance the well being of the community. LSUHSCS encompasses the Schools of Medicine, Graduate Studies, and Allied Health Professions in Shreveport, the LSU Hospital in Shreveport, E.A. Conway Medical Center in Monroe, and Huey P. Long Medical Center in Pineville. In implementing its mission, LSUHSCS is committed to:

  • Educating physicians, basic scientists, residents, fellows and allied health professionals based on state-of-the-art curricula, methods, and facilities, preparing students for careers in health care service, teaching or research.
  • Providing state-of-the-art clinical care, including a range of tertiary special services, to an enlarging and diverse regional base of patients.
  • Achieving distinction and international recognition for basic science and clinical research programs that contribute to the body of knowledge and practice in science and medicine.
  • Supporting the region and the State in economic growth and prosperity by utilizing research and knowledge to engage in productive partnerships with the private sector.

The Role of The LSU Hospital in Shreveport

“In fulfilling its educational mission, the LSU Hospital in Shreveport provides graduate medical education programs for physicians in specialty training and serves as a primary site for clinical education programs for the medical students and allied health students of LSU Health Sciences Center. Similarly, the hospital is active in both continuing education programs for practicing physicians and research, essential elements in accomplishing its mission. In continued pursuit of its mission, the teaching hospital should contribute to the advancement of the knowledge base of contemporary medicine by providing an important setting for clinical research and for initial application of new diagnostic and treatment methods.”
Board of Regents, 1993