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Fourth Class of Ochsner Clinical School Graduates Participate in Match Day

March 18, 2016

Every March, medical students across the nation celebrate the next phase in their journey to become physicians when they received their results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). This includes students with the Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans where this year 51 of the 55 students who entered the Match received residency spots for a 93% Match rate.

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Ochsner Medical Student Association Names 2016 Teacher of the Year

November 29, 2016

The Ochsner Medical Student Association (OMSA) has named Sonia Malhotra, MD of Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway as 2016 Teacher of the Year.

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94 Students Honored at UQ – Ochsner Clinical School Culmination Ceremony

December 5, 2016

The University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School recently honored 94 students comprising the Class of 2016, the largest class to date, at its 5th Culmination Ceremony, marking the completion of their medical school training.

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Ochsner Celebrates Excellence in the 2017 Residency Match

March 17, 2017

The members of the fifth University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School graduating class celebrated 2017 Match Day with an impressive 95% Match Rate through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), which is above the national match rate for U.S. medical schools. This year’s cohort is the largest in program history.

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UQ – Ochsner Clinical School Celebrates 108 Doctors-in-Training at White Coat Ceremony

January 16, 2017

The University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School celebrated 108 future doctors at the 7th Annual White Coat Ceremony. This significant achievement recognizes the medical students’ advancement to the clinical portion of their training. It also serves as a tremendous step forward in their medical education towards their careers as physicians.

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Ochsner Clinical School Recognizes Largest Class to Date with White Coat Ceremony

January 12, 2016

On Saturday, January 9, a group of 123 third-year medical students celebrated a milestone in their journey to become physicians with the Ochsner Clinical School’s sixth annual White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony cloaked the doctors-in-training with their white coats for the first time.

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UQ Ochsner Clinical School Honors Largest Class to-Date at 2017 Culmination Ceremony

November 21, 2017

The University of Queensland (UQ) Ochsner Clinical School honored its class of 2017 at its sixth Culmination Ceremony on Saturday, November 18.

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Unique Medical School Program Takes a Global Approach to Educating Future Physicians

November 16, 2015

On November 14, 2015, teachers, students and family members gathered for a Culmination Ceremony for the University of Queensland (UQ) Ochsner Clinical School. The class of 63 aspiring physicians was the 4th in this unique program’s brief, but incredibly successful, history. Since 2009, UQ Ochsner Clinical School has been on a steady growth track — expanding from 9 to an estimated 100 graduates in 2016.

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Ochsner Pins First Practical Nursing Apprenticeship Class In State

May 2, 2019

The first class was recently honored during a Pinning Ceremony at Ochsner Health Center-Covington.

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Ochsner Recruits Over 2,000 Patients to Join a Clinical Research Network in Six Months

October 5, 2015

Ochsner Health System reached a milestone by recruiting over 2,000 patients to join Health in Our Hands, a novel tablet-based application and electronic process for engaging patients in the research process and obtaining their informed consent for pragmatic clinical trials.

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