Resources Available at Ohio State University
Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center: The Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center is located on the lower level of the Health Sciences Library. The Clinical Skills Center is a state-of-the-art training center for the simulation of patient care and assessment of learned clinical skills.
Introduction to the Practice of Medicine (IPM): Introduction to the Practice of Medicine is an online lecture series designed to increase the exposure of housestaff to non-traditional curricular topics mandated by ACGME. All residents and fellows are required to complete 'Sleep Deprivation' and 'Impaired Physician' modules. Along with these, residents are required to complete an additional eight modules (for a total of ten completed modules) during their training. Fellows are encouraged to participate in the lecture series.
In addition, all trainees must complete four (4) compliance modules annually. Each module is followed by a post-assessment and is available 24 hours a day.
Health Sciences Library: The Health Sciences Library is located next to OSU Wexner Medical Center. The library offers computer access, study space, and many other resources. Attending physicians and housestaff can access informational databases such as MEDLINE, the Science Citation Index, and full-text Cochrane Reviews through Ovid. Residents can access required readings for classes through the Course Reserves section. By utilizing Core25 Resources, physicians have access to the top 25 health journals, biomedical research journals, books, and videos available at The Ohio State University. Hundreds more are accessible through the E-Journals and additional databases.
In addition to the Health Sciences Library, The Ohio State University campus offers many academic libraries, including the Thompson Memorial Library located on the west end of the Oval. For a complete list of libraries at The Ohio State University, visit the University Libraries website.
Traffic and Parking: OSUWMC housestaff are eligible for faculty "A" parking permits.
Ohio State Recreation Sports: Ohio State has two of the best recreation facilities in the country, the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) and the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC). Additionally there are Jesse Owens Recreation Centers north and south and the Jesse Owens West Tennis Center. All five locations are designed to fit your needs and schedule. Activities and classes are offered for members to enjoy year round. Ohio State Faculty and Staff are offered discounted memberships through Rec Sports.