University Medical Center of New Orleans (UMCNO)


Construction is complete on the new Univesity Medical Center – New Orleans. This $1.2 billion facility is the replacement for Charity Hospital and the Interim LSU Hospital.

The 424-bed hospital will features the most advanced technology. It will combine academics and science to provide comprehensive treatment and trauma services as well as graduate medical education programs. The center will host a cancer program including radiation therapy and a chemotherapy clinic; outpatient surgery; outpatient imaging; and rehabilitation services.  The site and its Emergency Department will continue to be the safety-net healthcare access point for the people of New Orleans and the surrounding areas.

The UMC is built with structural steel and designed to meet flood-resistant construction standards. First floors of hospital and medical office buildings that house critical functions will be built 22 feet above sea level, well beyond the five-foot Base Flood Elevation for the hospital site. Storm-proofing technology, including robust emergency electrical backup power, will allow the medical center to withstand up to Category Three hurricanes as well as tornadoes, nuclear or biological accidents, physical attacks, fires, chemical, biological and radiation hazards, all while remaining in operation for up to a week with virtually no outside support or backup supplies.

The UMC is projected to create 19,700 permanent jobs in the New Orleans area.

The non-profit corporation that runs Children’s Hospital and Touro Infirmary will operate the new UMC.

Ochsner Clinic Foundation



One of the nation’s largest private academic medical centers, six-hundred physician, eighty-two hundred-employee Ochsner has been a fixture in the New Orleans region for sixty-five years. Ochsner Clinic Foundation comprises several major hospitals throughout the greater New Orleans area. The main campus, located 10 miles from downtown New Orleans, is a tertiary referral center and a Level 2 trauma center.

Slidell Memorial Hospital



Slidell Memorial Hospital is a full-service 182-bed acute care not-for-profit community hospital. Founded in 1959, SMH is the third-largest employer in St. Tammany Parish, employing 1,300 full, part-time and pool clinical and administrative employees. SMH serves as a primary healthcare resource for families in greater Mississippi Gulf Coast region.

West Jefferson Medical Center


PGY 1s rotate for one month blocks at West Jefferson (WJ) Medical Center in the ED, the Pediatric ED, and in the Anesthesia Department. Upper level residents rotate through the main Emergency Department. WJ is located 15 miles from downtown New Orleans and is a tertiary referral center. All major subspecialties are represented. Residents can expect to perform in excess of 80 intubations per rotation under controlled situations with Anesthesia staff.

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center


Our Lady of the Lake (OLOL) is the largest hospital in the State of Louisiana. OLOL is located in Baton Rouge, 75 miles northwest of New Orleans. It is a tertiary referral center for both adult and pediatric cases. Residents rotate through the Pediatric Emergency Department on month-long rotations. The Peds EDs sees in excess of 32,000 cases per year and is supported by a full spectrum of pediatric subspecialties. Residents work directly with ED faculty and work 15 10 hour shifts per month.

Children’s Hospital of New Orleans


Children’s Hospital

Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center


Lallie Kemp hospital