Ochsner Clinical School

The Ochsner Clinical School offers students a unique, exciting opportunity to be part of a global medical school experience that truly provides a world view of all that a career in medicine can provide. Through this program, students can experience a medical education from two world-class academic medical institutions: UQ School of Medicine and the Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, Louisiana. They have joined to create a distinctive program for outstanding students that will lead to the practice of medicine in the United States.

Core Clinical Rotations

Through core clinical rotations at Ochsner, students will join the total health care team and participate in all phases of patient care in a comprehensive, integrated health care delivery system.

Through faculty-guided instruction on the comprehension of human illness, the core clinical rotations teach students the essentials of history taking, conducting physical examinations, analyzing laboratory tests, and understanding completely the mechanisms of disease in order to reach a clinical diagnosis and to develop a treatment plan.

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Head, Ochsner Clinical School
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Core clinical rotations include:

  • Medicine
  • Community Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Mental Health
  • General Practice
  • Obstetrics
  • Family Medicine
  • Medical and Surgical Specialties
  • Paediatrics

Clinical Electives

Electives made available for 4th-year students will provide the opportunity for further exploration of specific areas of clinical interest.
Electives currently offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • General Paediatrics
  • Anesthesiology
  • Paediatric Critical Care
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Physical Medicine and Emergency Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Ophthalmology
  • Medical and Surgical Specialties

Curriculum and student assessment at the Ochsner Clinical School will meet the objectives established by UQ.

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Contact Us

Address: Ochsner Hospital, 1514 Jefferson Highway New Orleans LA 70121
Telephone: +61 7 3365 5048
Email: neworleans@som.uq.edu.au