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Mission and Values


The LSMS represents the entire state, all specialties, and a diverse group of demographic and practice settings within the healthcare community. 


Our Mission: the LSMS is the trusted advocate for physicians in the state of Louisiana.  

Our Vision: to promote excellence in the practice of medicine.  

Guiding Principals: the guiding principals of the LSMS represent the 4 critical conditions for success:

  • Advocacy: working with local, state and federal elected officials to promote legislation which preserves the rights of physicians to practice medicine, while maintaining high standards of care.
  • Education: providing the necessary information to allow members to: meet continuing educational needs; stay ahead of current trends; and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their practices.
  • Collaboration: working with members, hospitals, governmental officials and other stakeholders in order to provide the highest quality health care to the people of Louisiana.
  • Communication: planning, executing and marketing the LSMS brand messages to attract, create and retain member relationships.

Core Values: our eight core values underscore our work, how we interact with others, and define how we meet our mission.

  • Advancement – moving the profession forward
  • Exclusive – the only organization to represent all physicians in the state
  • Legacy – celebrating our heritage and history
  • Trust – we do the right things for our patients
  • Pride – sustaining success over the long-term
  • Dedication – confirming our dedication to our patients and profession
  • Partnerships – solidifying our commitment to integrity, excellence and teamwork
  • Voice – we speak as one for the profession


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Louisiana State Medical Society

6767 Perkins Road, Suite 100
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Ph: 800.375.9508 | 225.763.8500
Fax: 225.768.5601
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