Physical Address
1555 Poydras St., 22nd floor
New Orleans, LA 70112


Mailing Address
1430 Tulane Ave., SL-93
New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 988-3710

(504) 988-4596

Medical Director Elma I. LeDoux, MD
Program Director Kathryn Bunting

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its a long long way to the other end

The TAPS Standardized Patient Program is located at 1555 Poydras Street on the 22nd floor. The design for the center includes:

  • 24,000 square feet
  • 16 fully equipped exam rooms with wall-mounted cameras
  • 8 small group rooms, equipped with smart boards and projectors
  • 2 large classrooms, equipped with whiteboards and projectors
  • High Technology Cardio-Pulmonary simulator (Harvey)
  • EKG Station
  • Wireless environment allowing access for PDAs and laptops
  • Computers inside and outside each exam room
  • 4-station observation room
  • Digital data collecting and recording system (METI LearningSpace)
  • Standardized Patient break room
  • On-site and off-site observation through METI LearningSpace
  • Administrative offices

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 The eight small group rooms on our floor are available for student study 24 hours a day, seven days a week, when not otherwise in use. These rooms can be reserved for small group sessions by contacting Data Systems in Technology Services (

The large classroom 2231 can be reserved by departments within the School of Medicine by contacting Janice Lucas in the Office of the Vice Dean and Academic Affairs (jlucas2



1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112