Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Julie Finger meets with a patient in the clinic

Dr. Julie Finger meets with a patient in the clinic.

The Section of Adolescent Medicine provides a wide variety of health care settings to introduce residents and students to the care of adolescents, service to the Department of Pediatrics providing continuity of care clinics and referrals to sub-specialists, leadership in the research and care of adolescents with HIV, the provision of accredited college health programs, leadership in healthcare for homeless youth, and leadership in street and community outreach.  Tulane's Section of Adolescent Medicine provided the only Title X reproductive health clinic on the East Bank of New Orleans.

Vision

We are a model of excellence creating a world where all young people are celebrated, thriving, and achieving their full potential.

Mission

We foster innovative community-engaged research, education, advocacy and comprehensive healthcare for young people.

Program Services

  • Wellness Checkups
  • Sports Physicals
  • Pre-college Exams
  • Gynecologic issues
  • Eating/Nutritional Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
Patient Care

Covenant House

Tulane Community Health Center at Covenant House

611 N. Rampart St.

New Orleans, LA 70112

504-584-1119

Ruth Fertel Clinic

Ruth Fertel Tulane Community Health Center

711 N. Broad St.

New Orleans, LA 70119

504-988-0000

Academic Office Contact Information

Section Main:

Tulane University School of Medicine

Adolescent Medicine

1440 Canal Street

9th Floor

New Orleans, LA 70112

Phone: 504-988-5685

Contact: Lauren Dickerson

Email: ldicker@tulane.edu