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Mission and Values

The Ideals That Drive Our Care

At Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, we are proud of the healthcare we provide to the communities we serve, from Shreveport to Monroe and everywhere in between. It’s a responsibility we don’t take lightly.

Our mission, vision and values guide each of us in everything we do. These are the high standards we hold ourselves and each other to. Our neighbors, friends and loved ones in the communities we call home deserve no less.

Our Mission

We serve, teach, heal, discover, lead and innovate.

Our Vision

We will be a global medical and academic leader who will change and save lives. We will shape the future of healthcare through our integrated health system, fueled by the passion and strength of our diversified team of physicians, educators, scientists, and employees.

Our Values

Our values reflect the care and service each of our team members provides to the patients and loved ones we serve:

Ochsner LSU Core Values
  • Patients First: Patients are always our first priority. Our values begin with our patients because they are always our first priority and are central to everything we do.
  • Teamwork: Teamwork makes us stronger, more effective and more resilient.
  • Integrity: Honesty and courage are central to who we are, and we always act with integrity.
  • Compassion: As caregivers, we approach every encounter with compassion whether we are interacting with patients or with colleagues.
  • Excellence: Excellence is an ongoing journey. We embrace change and look for ways to improve.

Find out about Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and our history of providing outstanding care to north Louisiana.