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Community Outreach

Ochsner is a homegrown institution devoted to exemplary patient care, medical research and education, and community service. Our mission statement states our purpose: to serve, heal, lead, educate and innovate.

Change the Kids, Change the Future

Hear Avery Corenswet describe Change the Kids, Change the Future™, our signature program to fight childhood obesity and inactivity.


Outreach Initiatives

Click here for more information about Academic Outreach Programs that support P – 12 science education and healthcare career awareness

Childhood Health 

Community Programs to help create healthier kids

Community Education

Programs to help Community members learn more about healthy behaviors

Community Health Partnerships 

Working with other helps increase our successes and benefits us all.

Workplace Wellness 

Learn how we help ourselves and other create healthier workplaces

Service and Community Projects 

Ochsner Employees make an incredible, lasting change in their communities

Tobacco Control/Prevention 


School Wellness 


Community Health Needs Assessment



Community Outreach: Dr. Quinlan

Listen to Dr. Patrick Quinlan as he explains Ochsner’s Community Outreach philosophy and the importance of creating healthier communities. Click here.