Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. And 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.
Resident and Fellow Wellness - Graduate Medical Education at Ochsner
Ochsner Health programs are dedicated to residents and fellows’ well-being. We are committed to providing our residents and fellows with resources to promote nutritional, physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health.
Meal card – Residents and Fellows will be provided with a meal card containing the designated funds for the entire academic year. This sum will be renewed at the start of each academic year.
Ochsner Eat Fit
Provide healthy snacks available 24/7 in the resident break rooms
Onsite fitness center and pool
Ochsner Fitness Center – $0 initiation fee; $31 per month membership rate (resident only)
Levee access – walk/bike trail
Pathway to Wellness
Yoga classes – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:15 PM and 5:15 PM
Onsite Employee Health
Same day appointments
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Connecting with Peers through Empathy (C.O.P.E.)
Resident and Fellows Association activities
Program planned activities
Spiritual Care Team
Additionally, Ocshner Clinic Foundation provides conveniences to assist in work/life balance.