In 2017, participants also participated in small group and pre-graduate activities, completed an online module created by the National Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice, and met with teachers of various health disciplines in New Orleans LSU “LSU Health” to learn about teaching and training needs in their field. In LSU “New Orleans Health” program is a joint project of the Departments of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health with the support of the Interprofessional Center for Education and Cooperation. We found that the inclusion of EPO in the Academic Enrichment Program educates pre-professional medical students about the importance of collaboration and affects the typical negative stereotypes that exist prior to the health program. “Students participating in enrichment programs benefit from early contact with the team. “ScienceDaily. The program also teaches skills and knowledge development in the areas of cultural competency, health equity, financial career planning and social determinants of health, medical ethics and quality patient initiatives. LSU Health New Orleans is one of 13 websites that offers a six-week free academic enrichment program for first and second year students interested in a career in health care. Students participating in the enrichment programs benefit from early contact with the team. The Louisiana University of Health in New Orleans is the most comprehensive department of health care and the only state with a centralized IEP office. 14, 2016 According to national trends, 97 percent of 101 rural districts in Missouri have no primary health care specialists, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.