Thank you for your interest in Ochsner Health for a preceptor or practicum educational experience.
We are committed to our partnership physician assistant program with Xavier University of Louisiana and do prioritize these students as well as highly rated graduate programs locally and across our state. An active academic affiliation agreement with Ochsner Health is required of all physician assistant student rotations.
Important Dates and Deadlines
We review application periodically throughout the year and assess our PA placement opportunities regularly. See the following table for the specific deadlines and clinical rotation periods.
You should submit your application at least four to six months in advance of the rotation. Submitting a request does not guarantee placement. Email your complete application to email@example.com.
Step 1 - Apply
Download the application form and personal data sheet. Complete these forms electronically. Submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the date from the table related to your requested clinical rotation period. Late applications or forms will not be accepted. An application and personal data sheet are required for each rotation.
Step 2 – Provide Required Documentation
Accepted students will be required to review these links:
and provide the following documents:
Submit these required forms to email@example.com no later than the date from the table related to your requested clinical rotation period. Late forms will not be accepted. Any outstanding forms past the due date will cause you to forfeit your placement. New forms are required each semester.
All information requests must come through the Office of Allied Health Administration.
Students are NOT to directly contact Ochsner Health faculty and administrative staff in an attempt to arrange clinical training experiences. The Office of Allied Health Administration is responsible for scheduling physician assistant student requests. ALL students must follow the established guidelines and procedures without exception.