The purpose of the Joan Alice LaBorde Foundation (JAL) is to provide talented and motivated individuals interested in healthcare related professions with opportunities to gain exposure and experience that will nurture the pursuit of their career aspirations.

The program is focused on grooming future leaders in:

  • Medicine and biomedical and clinical research
  • Healthcare information technology and informatics
  • Healthcare organization administration and operations
  • Healthcare economics and policy
  • Healthcare entrepreneurship

The goal of our organization is to provide participants with meaningful project experiences that will encourage them to continue pursuing their interests in healthcare and to provide them with resources and human relationships that can assist them in achieving their career goals.