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The mission of the maternal fetal medicine fellowship program at Ochsner Health is to train physicians to deliver the highest quality clinical care in all areas of perinatal medicine including high risk obstetrics, prenatal genetics, and maternal medical complications. Our program provides a balance of inpatient care, outpatient clinic, ultrasound, and training in clinical research so that upon completion of the 3-year fellowship program, graduates will be well prepared for any avenue of clinical or academic practice they choose.

The MFM fellowship program is approved for one fellowship position per year. Applications for the first- year position for July 2024 will be accepted until May 1, 2023 through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). All of the following must be received prior to consideration of an application for interview:

  • A completed application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE board scores
  • At least three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from residency program director
  • Personal statement
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Virtual Interviews will be scheduled for August of 2023. Email notifications of invitation for interviews will be sent on May 15, 2023 and the deadline for responding to the invitation is May 21, 2023.

The training program is divided into 10 months of outpatient maternal fetal medicine, 7 months of inpatient maternal fetal medicine, 1 month in the intensive care unit, 12 months of research, and 6 months of electives. A sample block diagram is below: