at the Center for Medical Education

The LSU Health Sciences Foundation of Shreveport hosted a Topping Out Ceremony celebrating the final structural beam being placed at the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport on March 30, 2022.

The milestone event included top donors to the Center for Medical Education, state and local leaders, LSU Health Shreveport senior leadership, and LSUHS student representatives, who signed the final beam before it was lifted and secured onto the building.

Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, a partnership formed in 2018 between Ochsner Health and LSU Health Shreveport, announced an additional $8 million gift to the Center for Medical Education at the ceremony.

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Pictured left to right: David Lewis MD, Interim Chancellor and Dean of the School of Medicine at LSU Health Shreveport; Kevin Flood, President of the LSU Health Sciences Foundation; David Callecod, Interim CEO of Ochsner LSU Health System – North Louisiana; William Lemoine, President of Vertical Construction for LEMOINE.

To learn more about the Center for Medical Education, including current naming opportunities, construction progress photos, and a virtual tour click the link below.