LSU Health Shreveport Unveils $79M Center for Medical Education

December 11, 2023

LSU President Tate, Gov. John Bel Edwards and others take part in a ribbon cutting inside the new medical education building.


LSU Health Shreveport unveiled its transformative new Center for Medical Education on Monday, Dec. 11. The $79 million structure is designed to enhance the educational experience and interdisciplinary collaboration for students and faculty.

Exterior of new medical education building

“An investment in Louisiana’s healthcare and scientific workforce is a win for our entire state, which is why the opening of the Center of Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport is such an important achievement,” Gov. John Bel Edwards during a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Constructed in part to support the advancement of medical education in North Louisiana, the new facility aligns perfectly with the biomedical priority of LSU's Scholarship First Agenda, which strives to bring together top talent and resources to improve health outcomes.

Learn More about the Center for Medical Education