MASELA’s mission is to unify and empower physicians in Southeast Louisiana to enhance medical care and the quality of life in our community.
MASELA’s vision is to create a medical practice environment which supports and encourages physicians’ professional satisfaction and well-being and enables them to provide accessible, equitable, and quality medical care.
MASELA VALUE STATEMENTS
We recognize the interconnectedness of all things and people and the power of common purpose.
We respect individual strength and value the greater combined strength and voice of our members.
We believe in the value of working together.
We believe in comradery, strong professional relationships and supporting each other, putting aside any professional differences to promote valued outcomes for our members and community.
We will advocate in favor of just causes or policies when they benefit patient-physician relationships and/or when they support the effective practice of medicine, and professional satisfaction, or uphold the health of our patients and communities.
We recognize the importance and unique contributions of all physicians to the field of medicine. MASELA strives to support all physicians in all practice modes, including but not limited to academic, employed, public health and private practice.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
We embrace difference as a strength, and by being fully inclusive, we gain a more complete understanding of each other, our needs as a profession and the needs of our community. We recognize our responsibility to acknowledge, address and reorganize structures that limit or oppose these values through leadership, education, and collaboration.
We are dynamic and promote new ideas in physician practice, professional advancement and patient care.
We will strive to meet the needs of our physicians and community with integrity, humility, and respect.
The Medical Association of Southeast Louisiana rejects as unethical all forms of membership discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, political convictions, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identification or age.