School of Medicine

Diversity and Community Engagement

Our Mission

The Mission of the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement is to increase access and improve the quality of health care for all Louisiana residents, especially the poor, the minority, and the underserved.

Our Vision

Our Vision is to increase the number of proficient physicians from diverse and underrepresented groups who are culturally competent, practicing quality health care, and eliminating health care disparities within the State of Louisiana.