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2018 Housestaff Orientation

We are excited that you'll be joining The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center community.

Orientation Dates
June 18th from 6:30am - 5:05pm
June 19th for 2-3 hours between 8:00am - 1:30pm.


July 2nd from 6:30am - 5:05pm
July 3rd for 2-3 hours between 8:00am - 1:30pm.

Orientation Agenda
You will be provided a schedule upon arriving at orientation that will guide you through various stations for active learning. However, you can view the overall flow of the day along with the subject material here

Please take some time to review this agenda ahead of time, as there are some stations that will require you to review materials prior to attending orientation. Those stations will then tailor their presentations to elaborate on the materials you already viewed as well as to answer any questions you may have had about the materials.

Location & Parking
Orientation will take place between two buildings that are side by side: Meiling Hall and Prior Hall.
More information on Meiling Hall, including maps, can be found here
More information on Prior Hall, including maps, can be found here.

If you have already obtained a parking permit, then the closest parking garages are:
If you have not yet obtained a parking permit, then the closest parking garage is:
NOTE: Parking will not be covered by GME, so please discuss parking with your Program Coordinator prior to arriving if you have any concerns.
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What to Bring
  • Professional clothing to have ID photograph taken. This will also be the photo that displays in the physician database, so feel free to wear your whitecoat.
  • Comfortable shoes since you will be on your feet in many active learning scenarios throughout the day.
  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided, but if you would like to bring snacks or beverages for throughout the day, just be aware that some training stations will ask that you not consume anything during the station to protect the room.
What will be Provided
  • ​A folder to hold paper materials.
  • Agenda.
  • Your unique schedule, which you must turn in at the end of the day as verification of attendance.
  • A pen and page for taking notes.
  • Various informational packets.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to GME at 614-293-7326 or gme@osumc.edu.