Learn specialty palliative medicine skills with the world-class clinical teams at OhioHealth led by Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD, FAAHPM, FAACE and Frank D. Ferris, MD, FAAHPM, FAACE. Nationally and internationally recognized leaders in palliative medicine.
A balanced clinical experience in:
A wide range of learning experiences:
Participation in the teaching of medical students, residents and other fellows.
Mentorship and experiences to improve your teaching and leadership skills.
Collaboration in the integration of palliative care and hospice care into OhioHealth’s strategy for population-based care throughout an integrated healthcare network serving urban and rural populations in the heartland of Ohio.
Some of your learning experiences will be shared with the palliative medicine fellows training at the Ohio State University.
Riverside Methodist Hospital, an 800-bed community teaching tertiary referral center with a wide range of medical services, 100 ICU and 100 ED beds; specialty services include congestive heart failure, neurosciences, oncology and obstetrics
Grant Medical Center, a 350-bed urban surgical and Level 1 Trauma Center teaching hospital with a wide range of medical and surgical services; expertise in geriatric medicine
Kobacker House, a 24-bed acute hospice inpatient unit run by palliative medicine physicians
OhioHealth Hospice, a healthcare system-owned, Medicare-certified hospice; ADC is 420+; 2/3 at home; 1/3 in extended care facilities; full-time palliative medicine physicians are uniquely integrated into each interdisciplinary team
Nationwide Children's Hospital, a leading academic pediatric teaching hospital with specialty inpatient and home pediatric hospice services
Elective opportunities in a wide range of programs, within OhioHealth, and externally
Frank D. Ferris, MD
Executive Director, Palliative Medicine,
Research and Education
The Center for Medical Education and Innovation at Riverside is a state-of-the-art medical education facility with a training center incorporating some of the world's most advanced healthcare technologies available.LEARN MORE
The curriculum will include a broad range of primary care and specialty educational activities, as well as address the professional development of teaching and administrative physicians.