Established in 1985 our Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training Program has a long-standing tradition of combined training excellence.  Our program trains 40 Med-Peds residents (10 per class) producing a diverse and supportive community of resident physicians. Between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital, we boast a nation-leading 80+ Med-Peds trained faculty representing nearly every Division within Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  Our robust Med-Peds presence provides residents ample opportunities for mentorship as well as exposure to many combined, general, and subspecialty career pathways including a large offering of transition focused fields.  Nationally ranked free standing, tertiary care facilities afford residents exposure to cutting edge medicine and research. Our free standing, dedicated, multidisciplinary Med-Peds Resident Continuity Clinic provides residents an innovative ambulatory training experience.


Between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital, we boast a nation-leading 80+ Med Peds trained faculty representing nearly every division within Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.

What makes our program different

Hear from our residents

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital offer a dual training program in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Current Ohio State Internal Medicine residents describe why they chose this dual training program.

Residencies and fellowships that offer best of all worlds

Columbus and Ohio State provide a community that's committed to diversity, culture, economic opportunity and excellence. Here, some of our current residents and fellows share their perspectives.

Relocating to Columbus, Ohio

Hear from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center employees who recently relocated to Columbus and why they made the decision to relocate and why they’re happy with their decision to live and work in Columbus, Ohio.

Learn more about Columbus

We are excited about your interest in our program look forward to the opportunity to talk with you in person about Columbus, our training opportunities and joining our Med-Peds family. In the meantime, follow us on Twitter @OSUMedPedsRes to get real time updates on all of the amazing things happening in our program.

Our Leadership


Allison Rossetti, MD

Residency Program Director

I was drawn to the residency training program at OSU/NCH after seeing the caliber of physician the training environment created. I loved my training experience and felt well prepared to take care of our diverse community. I am one of the adult and pediatric hospitalist and also precept in the residency’s South High Primary Care Clinic. I am passionate about medical education and always energized by my work with students and trainees.

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Lucas McKnight, MD

Associate Residency Program Director

“Hi there, thank you for your interest in our program! I'm from a small town in Nebraska called Fremont. I am primarily an adult and pediatric Hospitalist. I also supervise residents in our South High Med/Peds continuity clinic. I have been at OSU/NCH since 2008. I love all the different aspects of my job; caring for sick kids and adults, addiction medicine, and medical education. Columbus is a great place to live, I would love to chat with you about it! I am a big soccer fan and support our Columbus Crew SC.”

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Vignesh Doraiswamy

Vignesh Doraiswamy, MD

Associate Program Director

“I am one of our adult and pediatric hospitalists and have been at OSU/NCH since 2019. I love everything I am privileged to do here be it taking care of hospitalized kids and adults or working with our incredible residents and students! Living in Columbus and working at two of the best hospitals in the country has been an absolute blast. I welcome you to learn more about us and our program and would love to talk to you about this some more!”

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More about the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency

More about the Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency

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