The Journal provides LSMS members with upcoming events and news relating to the healthcare field. Readers rely on the Journal for news and scientific research. Over the last 50 years, readers have come to rely on it as a vehicle of communication between physicians and physician services through its advertising content. Those in search of the most efficient and valuable ways to reach the physicians of Louisiana turn to the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Journal.
The Journal is published for the benefit of LSMS members. In addition to new, featured manuscripts, regular columns appear on the following subjects: ECG, Clinical Cases, Radiology, and Pathology. The featured articles are independent, scientific research articles written by physicians and medical researchers from all over of the state. Special issues focusing on topics concerning public health such as Obesity, Tobacco, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Sports Medicine, and Mental Health are often published by the Journal.