Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. As the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
Receiving a white coat is an iconic rite of passage for a doctor-in-training. Established in 2010, the UQ Ochsner Clinical School is a unique four-year training, academic and clinical experience, which takes place across two continents, providing students with a global perspective as they train to become doctors. Through this program, students gain exposure to global health concepts by experiencing both the Australian and American healthcare systems.
Of the more than 500 applications received, 40 aspiring PAs were accepted and will begin classes in January. Following three semesters of classroom instruction, the PA students will complete approximately 2,000 hours of hands-on clinical experience through 11 rotations at various Ochsner facilities.
Centered on an all-natural clean ingredient label, the Eat Fit King Cake is made with almond flour and coconut flour. It’s sweetened with locally-made Swerve, a natural, plant-based sweetener, with no artificial sweeteners or colors. Each serving has just two grams net carbs and zero sugar.
Louisiana has the second highest rate of babies born premature (before 37 weeks gestation) in the country. Ochsner Health System’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship is designed to train OBGYNS to become experts in high-risk pregnancies.
An estimated six to nine million Americans are impacted by scoliosis – a curve in the spine that can present itself at any age, but is much more common in teens and pre-teens. Vertebral body tethering (VBT) is an innovative solution to treating scoliosis in pediatric patients that is less invasive than traditional surgical treatments.