Health Education + Research
Baton Rouge Has a Limited Pipeline for Talent to Advance Healthcare Delivery and Research
Only 12% Of LA's Medical Residents Receive Training in Baton Rouge
50% Fewer Clinical Trials than Peer Cities
The Health District’s clinical, educational, and research assets are siloed, limiting opportunities for growth and innovation.
Harness local assets to establish a unique four-year medical school in Baton Rouge.
1. Engage partners in medical education expansion in Baton Rouge.
2. Build research and education networks to support innovation and workforce growth.
3. Expand clinical trials in Baton Rouge.
Number of Students and Researchers in the Health District
Number of GME Spots in Baton Rouge
Number of Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trials
Maximize Health Education and Research Assets to Advance Clinical Practice and Grow Healthcare Economy