The Ohio State University College of Medicine
, Department of Emergency Medicine is one of the oldest departments of emergency medicine in the country. At Ohio State our residents receive outstanding personalized training in the practice of emergency medicine. The residency is a three-year program (PGY 1, 2, 3) designed to provide education and experience in the clinical, educational, administrative and research aspects of emergency medicine and its allied fields.
The Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University is one of the largest university hospitals in the country. It serves as a tertiary referral center for the state of Ohio as well as neighboring states. It is also responsible for delivering primary care to a large segment of central Ohio.
The medical center is in the midst of building a $1.1 billion dollar medical center expansion
which will include a new ED on the first floor. The hospital is scheduled to open in 2014. Nationwide Children's Hospital is also one of the largest children's hospital in the country. It is the pediatric tertiary referral center of central Ohio. Both hospitals offer multiple sub-specialty training programs and expertise in a variety of disciplines.
Riverside Methodist and Grant hospitals are large private hospitals with numerous residency training programs and strong interests in clinical teaching.
More than 200,000 patients are collectively treated at The Ohio State University Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital Emergency Departments. Each of the hospitals receives a representative share of critically ill medical and surgical patients.
The University Medical Center and Department of Emergency Medicine are located on the largest unified university campus in the United States with outstanding academic and cultural environments. The Department of Emergency Medicine has full departmental status within The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Please take some time to view our web pages that describe the residency program in detail by following the links at the left. For more information about the city of Columbus, a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style and a low cost of living, see our Columbus description page
with useful links and an interactive map describing where our hospitals are and where residents live in the city.