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The Ochsner Center for Academic Excellence delivers leadership, clinical, and administrative guidance to our students, researchers, faculty, physicians, and clinical staff at every level. Our facility is located on the north side of the Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans campus. We provide the resources, instruction, and academic support needed for positive outcomes and success. Ochsner Academics is comprised of specialized and diverse teams focused on education and research.

The mission of the Division of Academics – Education is to educate and train a health professional workforce that is prepared to provide safe and efficient care in an evolving healthcare delivery system. Our administration areas include:

  • The University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Clinical Medical Education
  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety Center
  • Medical Library and Ochsner Archives
  • Publishing Services
  • Allied Health
  • Nursing Academic Relations

The mission of the Division of Academics – Research is to enhance, foster, and promote translational, clinical and health services research of the highest quality to improve the clinical care of our patients. Our administration areas include:

  • Institute for Clinical Research
  • Institute for Translational Research
  • Ochsner Center for Outcomes Research
  • Human Research Protection Program
  • Office of Sponsored Programs

Academics has been an integral component of our institution since its founding in 1944.

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