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Student Health Services

Mission Statement

To provide quality primary health care for Tulane University students with sensitivity to age, gender, disability, culture, ethnic background, and sexual orientation.

To achieve this mission, we:

  • Address primary medical, gynecological and mental health needs.
  • Provide a quality standard of primary medical, gynecological, and mental health care for Tulane University students, with sensitivity to age, gender, disability, religion, culture, ethnic background, and sexual orientation.
  • Provide quality support for health care through laboratory, pharmacy, insurance, secretarial, and housekeeping services.
  • Provide health education to prevent illness, to teach self-help strategies, and to increase awareness of potentially unhealthy practices so that students may choose their optimal healthy life style.
  • Empower students through education and professional guidance to become self-directed and well-informed consumers of health care services.
  • Adhere to established ethical principles and codes of professional practice, including patient confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and informed consent.
  • Provide an environment of caring with a non-judgmental approach, to maintain an atmosphere of mutual respect, and to uphold and protect our patient's rights in the process of health care delivery.
  • Participate in the teaching of resident physicians and medical students to stimulate intellectual and practical excellence in the care of our patients.

See also:
 bullet Patient Rights
 bullet Patient Responsibilities
 bullet Eligibility for Care & Fees

Student Health Center, New Orleans, LA   |   504-865-5255   |  website@tulane.edu