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Why choose Ohio State for your residency?

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the largest academic medical centers in the country. It serves as a tertiary referral center for the state of Ohio as well as neighboring states, and delivers primary care to a large segment of central Ohio. The size and resources of our emergency department at the main campus are rapidly expanding. Our new emergency department features observation, oncology, hyperbarics, trauma resuscitation and imaging core pods. The new emergency department provides an exceptional setting for delivering outstanding patient care and for promoting leading-edge education for residents and students alike.
More than 200,000 patients are collectively treated at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital emergency departments. Each of the sites provides care to a vast number of critically ill medical and surgical patients.

  • New state-of-the-art 110 bed emergency department
  • High-acuity patients: 10-15% of our patients are admitted to the ICU
  • Comprehensive longitudinal ultrasound program
  • Novel educational offerings such as small group sessions, professor rounds and coaching program
  • Generous stipend for attendance of national emergency medicine conferences and other educational resources
  • Spend one month working at Kaiser Permanente in Hawaii – travel, car and housing are provided
  • Close working relationship with The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • 220,000 patients treated per year at our three major clinical sites
  • Three NIH funded researchers in our department
  • Over 1,200 inpatient beds in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • The only burn center in central Ohio
  • The only emergency department in central Ohio with 24/7 hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatment available
  • Columbus is the 15th largest city in the U.S.

Learn more about our Emergency Medicine Residency.

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