Research-Based Educational Programs
UQ Ochsner Clinical School Research Opportunities
Ochsner Clinical School provides research training opportunities through both formal and informal mechanisms. Students enrolled at the Ochsner Clinical School are eligible for UQ-sponsored, research-based programs leading to an MBBS Honours degree or to dual degrees - MBBS/MPhil (Master of Philosophy, equivalent to a Master of Science in the US) or MBBS/PhD (Doctor of Philosophy).
CURE - Collaborative Undergraduate Research Experience
The Ochsner-UNO Collaborative Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) engages undergraduate students with hands-on experience working alongside physicians and PhDs at medical research labs at Ochsner. Interns conduct work over a six week period in the summer and receive a stipend. In addition to working on specific research projects, interns attend medical student lectures and grand rounds, participate in professional development activities, and receive one-on-one mentoring.
Ochsner Academics Summer Internship for Students (OASIS)
OASIS provides formative experiences to undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career as a physician, physician assistant, or researcher in the biomedical sciences. OASIS is offered as a benefit to Ochsner employees for their children interested in applying to a medical or PA school.