The Joan Alice LaBorde (JAL) Foundation is focused on training future leaders in healthcare and providing them with exposure and programming that will prepare them to become engaged in shaping the future course of healthcare in the United States and abroad. Healthcare is multifaceted and increasingly complex and the JAL Foundation believes that a multidisciplinary approach is required to impart lasting change that will have impact. To this end, the JAL Foundation seeks applicants from a broad array of disciplines and offers project opportunities in a variety of healthcare related focus areas including:

The JAL Foundation has also sponsored projects for undergraduate senior design groups as well as graduate students working on their masters degree theses or doctor of philosophy dissertations.