Anesthesiology - Doctors Hospital
Anesthesiology - Doctors Hospital
Prepare to achieve your highest potential as an anesthesiologist.
As an anesthesiology resident at OhioHealth Doctors Hospital, you'll practice at a large osteopathic training facility – with clinical rotations in busy urban and academic medical centers. A four-year, ACGME-accredited program, we accept two residents per year.
NRMP Program Code: 2122040C0
Why Choose Anesthesiology at Doctors Hospital
Our residency program is designed to bring you up to speed smoothly, while learning from the best minds in the field.
A Flexible Curriculum That Strengthens Your Skills
We offer comprehensive general and specialty training with a strong emphasis on osteopathic principles.
Learn to excel in any setting — from general anesthesia to risk reduction, crisis management, subspecialty expertise and fellowship competition. You’ll rotate through a level one trauma center as well as with nationally renowned pediatric and academic leaders. Operating room experience starts early during your first year and includes general and surgical medicine, SICU and specialty care. Years two through four offer you progressively advanced practice in varied specialties.
You’ll practice ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks, robotic surgery, pediatric and other procedures in our hospital-replica simulation lab. Our didactics and research opportunities further strengthen your clinical training for a well-rounded educational experience.
We prepare you to lead at every step.
Our program provides you with everything you need to become a skilled anesthesiologist and an accomplished leader in your field. Along the way, you’ll have the full support of our dedicated faculty.
Scheduled lectures, meetings and events help you prepare for written and oral boards while also preparing you to excel in your chosen career paths. You’ll learn about specific processes and quality metrics that can enhance the quality and efficiency of care for your patients. Our faculty encourage academic discussion and learning about issues that may occur in the pre-, intra- or post-anesthetic period.
- Lectures from notable textbooks, such as Clinical Anesthesiology and Miller’s Anesthesia.
- Quarterly Journal Club.
- Board preparation and review for written and oral board exams.
- Monthly morbidity and mortality (M&M) conferences.
- Monthly department-wide quality control meetings.
- Quarterly Simulation lab skills training — including assessment of critical decision-making skills that help you manage high-risk situations.
- Simulation training to prepare you for the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) portion of the American Board of Anesthesiology Applied Exam.
- RESEARCH SUPPORT
Performing research helps you to gain added knowledge and experiences that contribute to your professional success. We’ll encourage you to complete a quality-improvement study and scholarly activity in your areas of interest.
Several of our outstanding residents have presented research projects at the local, regional and national levels. Resources include faculty and resident mentoring and the OhioHealth Research Institute (OHRI) to support residents at every stage of this process.
- SIMULATION CENTER
Our simulation curriculum includes opportunities for you to learn and practice with high-fidelity simulators in OhioHealth’s sophisticated Center for Medical Education and Innovation (CME&I). This state-of-the-art medical education facility helps you to learn using some of the world's most advanced healthcare technologies.
Benefits of the center’s high-tech simulated environment include:
- Increased patient safety.
- Early evaluation of new medical technologies.
- Streamlined application of new skills.
- CLINIC DAY
During your residency, you’ll participate in a clinic day for half a day each week during most rotations. You will perform pre-assessment testing exams on patients who are having surgery at Doctors Hospital. You’ll also learn the best approaches for preparing patients to ensure a successful surgery. Your process will include taking detailed medical histories and performing physical examinations.
Clinic day strengthens your ability to identify disease states that increase intra- and post-operative morbidity and mortality. You will learn to reduce those risks by taking certain proactive steps. These include appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests, and physician consultations.