Prospective Applicants

Directors Welcome

Bill Fraser, DO

Welcome to the Doctors Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency. As the program director for 20 years I have made it my mission to ensure that my residents learn the skills necessary to become outstanding emergency physicians while maintaining a balance between work and life. All of our faculty are as committed to the education of residents and students as they are to the well being of the resident. Whether you are considering us for a student rotation or for residency training I promise you will have a great experience!

 

Program Overview

  • ACGME accredited with Osteopathic Recognition
  • 81,000 volume emergency department, 50 beds, and brand new 12 bed clinical decision making unit
  • Four-year program with eight residents per year
  • Twenty full time faculty
  • Affiliated rotation sites:
    • Grant Medical Center – Level I trauma center
    • Riverside Methodist Hospital – Level II trauma center and nationally recognized neuroscience center
    • Nationwide Children’s Hospital – one of the busiest pediatric emergency departments in the country
    • MetroHealth Life Flight – one of the busiest air medical transport services in the country
  • Medical education center that includes a simulation laboratory, 300 seat auditorium, conference rooms, medical library, staff offices, resident lounge with sleeping rooms, and a fitness center

Residency Curriculum

Year 1

Emergency Medicine – Doctors Hospital – 5 blocks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1 block
Medical Intensive Care – Doctors Hospital/Riverside Methodist Hospital – 2 blocks
Internal Medicine – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
General Surgery – Grant Hospital – 1 block
Obstetrics – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Orthopedics – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Anesthesiology – Doctors Hospital – 1/2 block
Otorhinolaryngology – Doctors Hospital – 1/2 block

Year 2

Emergency Medicine – Doctors Hospital/Grant Hospital – 6 1/2 blocks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1 block
Medical Intensive Care – Doctors Hospital/Grant Hospital – 2 block
Neuro Critical Care – Riverside Methodist Hospital – 1 block
Cardiology – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Elective – 1 block
Ophthalmology – 1/2 block

Year 3

Emergency Medicine – Doctors Hospital/Grant Hospital – 6 blocks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1 block
Pediatric Procedures – Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1 block
Emergency Ultrasound – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Toxicology – Central Ohio Poison Center – 1 block
Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care – Grant Hospital – 2 blocks
Elective – 1 block

Year 4

Emergency Medicine – Doctors Hospital/Grant Hospital – 6 1/2 blocks
Pediatric Emergency Medicine – Nationwide Children’s Hospital – 1 block
Teaching – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Administration – Doctors Hospital – 1 block
Ground & Air EMS – Metro Health Life Flight – 1 block
Elective – 2 1/2 blocks