Ochsner student orientation

This section contains complete details for Ochsner students transitioning to Phase 2 at the Ochsner Clinical School.

View the informational session Transition to Ochsner for Phase 2.

1. 2018 Orientation dates

Attendance at ALL Orientation activities for the Year 3 Ochsner Cohort is compulsory, with no exceptions. Further details regarding the schedule for Orientation week will be provided in due course directly to students via their UQ email. 

  • Ochsner students beginning Year 3 should plan to arrive in New Orleans no later than January 2, 2018.
  • Full-day events are scheduled each day beginning January 3, 2018. 
  • The annual White Coat Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 11:30am at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. (Tickets are not required and there is no guest limit.)

Summary of deadlines

To assist you in preparing for your transition to Phase 2 at the Ochsner Clinical School, below is an at a glance view of deadlines.

Upload USMLE Step 1 exam documenation from Prometric Center via the Ochsner Phase 2 Community Site on Blackboard.