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.
Fellows are scheduled two half-day continuity clinic sessions weekly throughout his/her entire fellowship, one session focusing on solid tumors and one session focused on hematology.
Rotations include: continuity clinic, inpatient medical oncology service, inpatient hematology/bone marrow transplant service, inpatient consult service, radiation oncology, gynecologic oncology, palliative care, hematology pathology, blood bank.
There are multiple multidisciplinary conferences weekly, including breast conference, colorectal conference, upper gastrointestinal conference, thoracic head & neck conference, hematology/bone marrow conference, genitourinary conference, and a general tumor board.
Core Conferences occur approximately 3 days per week and include didactic lectures, Quality Improvement/M&M conference, Basic Science Conference, Journal Club, and Leukemia/Lymphoma Conference.
Both the ASCO and ASH in-service training exams are utilized as learning tools.
There is a travel stipend for fellows to attend appropriate educational conferences and support for travel if research is presented at national meetings.