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Fellow Wellness

Ochsner Specialty and Subspecialty programs are dedicated to residents and fellows’ well-being. We are committed to providing our residents and fellows with resources to promote nutritional, physical, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual health.


  • Fellows will have an access to the restricted access cafeteria assigned for staff physicians.
  • Ochsner Eat Fit: Provides healthy snacks, available 24/7 in the resident break rooms


  • Call rooms
  • On-site fitness center and pool
  • Ochsner Fitness Center – $0 initiation fee; $31 per month membership rate
  • Discounted membership in various surrounding health centers
  • Levee access – walk/bike trail
  • Pathway to Wellness
  • Yoga classes – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:15 PM and 5:15 PM
  • On-site Employee Health
  • Same day appointments


  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Connecting with Peers through Empathy (C.O.P.E.)
  • Mentor programs


  • Meditation
  • Resident lounges


  • Resident and Fellows Association activities
  • Program planned activities


  • Spiritual Care Team
  • Chaplain

Additionally, Ochsner provides conveniences to assist in work/life balance.

  • Laptop
  • EMR training to increase efficient use of time
  • 24/7 Medical Library
  • Medical Publishing Services
  • Medical Illustration Services
  • Two on-site pharmacies
  • Two cafeterias
  • Two convenience stores
  • Optical shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Post office
  • Salon and Barber
  • Secure parking
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