Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
With the assistance of the Maternal Fetal Medicine resident, you are expected identify patients to follow while on the rotation. You are expected to arrive at the hospital at 5:00 am to round on the antepartum patients with the Maternal Fetal Medicine resident, participate in Morning Report on Labor and Delivery at 7:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and at 7:00 am on Wednesday mornings. You are also expected to participate in evening check out rounds at 5:00 pm. Clinic has yet to be determined.
With the assistance of the Senior Onc Resident, you will be expected to participate in pre-op, the surgical procedure, and to follow patients postop. You will help to manage floor issues while the team is in surgery and will also have some clinic time. Rounds will be determined by the team. You will also assist in Tumor Board every other Wednesday am.
Please log in to the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) for full details and application process and to view our elective catalog. Electives are approved with a maximum of one 4-week elective rotations and are based on academic merit and availability. Because the selection process is highly competitive, we ask that students please allow a minimum of 8 weeks for proper approval.
Because of our increasing number of affiliate partnerships and the high demand for educational rotations at Ochsner, opportunities for visiting students from nonaffiliated schools may be limited.
Visiting students are responsible for locating and securing their own transportation, housing, and meals during the elective rotation(s).
We recommend that final housing and travel arrangements are deferred until enrollment has been confirmed in the event that we are unable to accommodate a specific course request.
Accepted students will be required to provide a completed Attestation Form signed by an authorized school representative, attesting to the student’s compliance with Ochsner requirements. This form must be submitted before the application can be processed. Students who receive a denied application for not submitting proper documentation cannot reapply for the same dates. The requirements are as follows:
*Additionally, all students must submit proof of malpractice coverage from medical school, with limits of liability of $1,000,000/$3,000,000.
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Undergraduate Medical Education
1401-A Jefferson Highway
Academic Center, First Floor
New Orleans, LA 70121