Medical Education

Program DirectorProgram AdministratorLength of ResidencyPositions

William R. Fraser, DO, FACOEP
[email protected]

Leigh Hylkema
(614) 544-2780
(800) 432-3309 ext. 7
(614) 544-1727 (fax)
[email protected]
4 years8 per year
32 total


Dually accredited by ACGME and AOA

ED Visits  EM 2014-2015

85,000 per year


Grant Medical Center
trauma, SICU, MICU, general surgery, emergency medicine

Nationwide Children's Hospital 
pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric procedures

Central Ohio Poison Center 

MetroHealth LifeFlight
air EMS


  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Patient advocacy
  • Lifelong Education
  • Wellness


To be the premier osteopathic emergency medicine residency and center for emergency medicine research.


We are dedicated to educating the finest emergency physicians by instilling in them the passion for continuing education, research, and patient advocacy, while developing the skills for productive, fulfilling, lifelong careers in emergency medicine

 The Doctors Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program is dedicated to training the finest emergency medicine physicians in the United States.  We do this by providing outstanding clinical rotations and a dynamic didactic curriculum that focuses on problem based small group discussions and hands on, experiential learning scenarios.  We emphasize clinical research in order to advance medical knowledge in emergency medicine and promote continuous self-education to maintain a state of the art knowledge base.

Our emergency department has 48 beds, 2 trauma rooms, and 7 triage rooms and opened in June 2010.  Doctors Hospital is a certified Chest Pain Center and part of the OhioHealth Stroke Network. 

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program was founded in 1991 and is affiliated with The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine through he Centers for Research and Education.  We are accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.  Graduates of our program are prepared to sit for the certification examination offered by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.