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Academic excellence and scientific discovery.

Take your studies a step further with research

As a UQ-Ochsner MD student you're eligible and encouraged to undertake research as part of your program.

Research in your medical degree

UQ-Ochsner students have a unique opportunity to take advantage of the rich research environment at both institutions. Undertake an extra-curricular project at UQ or find a supervisor at Ochsner Health.

Clinician Scientist Track

The Clinician Scientist Track represents a program of study that allows eligible students to undertake a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) (either a PhD or an MPhil) integrated with the MD degree. 

Meet Daphne Verter

During her degree, Daphne worked on a project that recorded the voices of patients with ALS.

Watch Ochsner Patient Story: Cille Norman - ALS Voice Banking on YouTube.

Internationally renowned research excellence

UQ and Ochnser Health have long standing traditions of academic excellence and scientific discovery, dedicated to advancing knowledge and cultivating a community of scientists and physicians.