Medical Education

Emergency Medicine - Doctors Hospital

Emergency Medicine - Doctors Hospital

A culture of innovation and forward thinking.

OhioHealth Doctors Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program has been training talented physicians since 1991. We challenge residents with advanced medical simulation technology and a progressive curriculum.

NRMP Program Code: 2122110C0

Why Choose Emergency Medicine at Doctors Hospital?

Our residency program is designed to bring you up to speed smoothly, while learning from the best minds in the field.


An Independent Practice Environment with Diverse Pathology

Cutting-Edge Technology: Access to a portable laryngoscope device that allows real-time video monitoring for the learner and attending, and fiber optic intubation capabilities.

Engaged Faculty: A supportive environment that encourages professional and personal development to promote lifelong learning and well-being.

Multiple Specialty Tracks: Opportunity to heighten your knowledge and skills beyond the core curriculum, and bring focus to your scholarly work in an area of personal and professional interest.

Preparation for Long-Term Success

Our residency is designed to give you a strong foundation and focus on wellness during your years of training.


Residents will have an opportunity to attend various activities throughout the year including an annual retreat, quarterly class retreats and social outings. Our residents will also be presented the chance to become actively involved in leadership positions at the local, state and national level, where they can teach procedural skills, such as POCUS. In addition, funding is available to attend regional and national conferences.


Our rotations offer exposure to a wide variety of pathology, ample opportunity to perform procedures, and teaching faculty who challenge and inspire our residents to excel in the clinical arena. We offer specialized training rotations in areas that include:

  • Emergency Medical Services with flight and ground experience
  • Ultrasound
  • Simulation
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Emergency Department Administration
  • Academic Medicine
  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Toxicology
  • Sports Medicine

Residents participate in research and quality projects during their training and receive foundational training in critical evaluation of medical literature. A variety of methods can meet the research requirements, including case reports, journal articles, poster presentations, clinical pathology cases, and quality improvement efforts. Our affiliation with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic medicine and the OhioHealth Institute of Research and Innovation provide support for resident success in their research endeavors.


Our program is committed to promoting physician well-being by providing resources for healthy lifestyles, choices and living, and by creating a workplace that actively models professional engagement and satisfaction. In addition, residents are supported through the Practitioner Health and Wellness program, which provides services such as counseling and wellness coaching to support the needs of all residents.


Graduates of our program are currently practicing in 38 states, from the smallest emergency departments to some of the largest academic institutions. Many go on to complete a fellowship.

Three of our graduates founded and created the nationally recognized podcast, EM Over Easy.