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Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Ochsner Clinic Foundation

Infectious Diseases Department
1514 Jefferson Highway

New Orleans, LA 70121

Phone: 504 842 4005
Fax: 504 842 3633

Training Program Director

Obinna Nnedu MD, MPH, CTropmed, CTH

Research Interests: Parasitology, Travel medicine, Medical education

Participating Hospitals

Ochsner Foundation Hospital : 532

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic LecturesContinuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicine

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesAttendance at STD Clinic

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:


Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):


This is a well-balanced clinical-track program with an emphasis on care of solid organ transplant patients, travel medicine and critical care infectious diseases. There is a weekly combined teaching conference jointly attended by faculty and fellows of Tulane, LSU and Ochsner I.D. programs.


Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Joseph R. Dalovisio MD

Joseph R. Dalovisio

Christopher Blais MD

Christopher Blais


Katherine L. Baumgarten MD

Katherine L. Baumgarten

Eric Ehrensing MD

Eric Ehrensing

Julia Garcia-Diaz MD, MS, FACP, FIDSA

Julia Garcia-Diaz

Jonathan Hand MD

Jonathan Hand

Sandra A. Kemmerly MD, FIDSA

Sandra A. Kemmerly

George A. Pankey MD

George A. Pankey

Julius Li PharmD

Julius Li

Cynthia Nguyen PharmD

Cynthia Nguyen

Andrea Linscott PhD

Andrea Linscott

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