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Ochsner Clinic Foundation

 

 One of the nation’s largest private academic medical centers, six-hundred physician, eighty-two hundred-employee Ochsner has been a fixture in the New Orleans region for sixty-five years.

Ochsner Clinic Foundation comprises several major hospitals throughout the greater New Orleans area. The main campus, located 10 miles from downtown New Orleans, is a tertiary referral center and a Level 2 trauma center. The Emergency Department sees patient volumes in excess of 54,000 per year. The core ED includes 29 beds, a 4 bed rapid treatment area and a 9 bed Fast Track unit.

 The Ochsner ED is a state of the art, highly computerized facility. Residents work 15 12 hour shifts per month in the core ED alongside board certified Emergency Medicine faculty. Residents of all years check out directly to faculty. The Ochsner ED rotation gives residents the opportunity to experience EM within a private community ED setting. Ochsner Clinic Foundation is an ACGME approved training site and supports a full spectrum of in-house residencies and subspecialty fellowships.