Medical Education

Family Medicine - Grant Medical Center

Family Medicine - Grant Medical Center

Care for Underserved Columbus Communities

As a resident at Grant Medical Center, you will practice the full scope of family medicine, while caring for some of the most vulnerable populations in downtown Columbus and the surrounding neighborhoods. You will learn how to engage patients as partners in their care and work to close health equity gaps, by respecting and responding to their diverse needs and influences.

NRMP Program Code: 1564120C0

Why Choose Family Medicine at Grant Medical Center

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


Build Knowledge and Expertise

Curriculum Highlights 
Focus on Continuity: Follow your own panel of patients through hospitalizations, pregnancies and end-of-life care.
Full-Spectrum Training:Prepare to practice in any clinical setting and to the breadth that is needed by your community.
Team-Based Care: Participate in daily huddles and collaborative care initiatives with a multidisciplinary team. 
Health Equity: Focus on population health gaps and community engagement, while emphasizing cultural humility and sustainability.

Training to Follow Your Passion

You will be encouraged to pursue your various interests and future goals, while obtaining the skills needed to collaborate with the communities for which they provide care.


We are committed to recruiting diverse residents and faculty, and ensuring an inclusive environment where our residents can thrive. Everyone at OhioHealth is expected to embrace our differences, listen to one another, and build an environment that is welcoming and supportive for all. We believe each new perspective makes us stronger, and that, together, we can make this residency and our community a better place.

Our residents and faculty serve on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committees at residency, hospital and system levels. They contribute to and advocate for local and national practice changes that promote these values.

Areas of Concentration

You will have the option to tailor your educational experience by opting into Areas of Concentration. This dedicated time allows you to explore an area of family medicine you are interested in without narrowing your scope of practice. Areas of Concentration include additional longitudinal components, conference and research opportunities, and elective experiences in advocacy, global health, faculty development, geriatrics, HIV care, hospital medicine, LGBTQ+ care, reproductive health, sports medicine and urban underserved.

Outpatient Competencies

Most residents graduate with competencies in the following areas:

  • Group visit training
  • Medication-assisted treatment
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Brief, behavioral-based therapy
  • Skin biopsies, laceration repair, incisions and drainage
  • Cyst removal
  • Joint and soft tissue injections, and cryotherapy
  • Nexplanon and IUD removal and insertion
  • Endometrial biopsies
  • Office-based ultrasound

Elective time can be spent obtaining additional competencies, including HIV care, gender-affirming care, vasectomies, vacuum aspiration, toenail removal, osteopathic manipulative medicine and colposcopy.

Resident Wellness

Our residents and faculty value and prioritize wellness. Interns have a rotation dedicated to wellness, residents receive dedicated lectures and time for wellness, and we’ve built a culture of supporting each other through vulnerability and growth. This is maintained through longitudinal activities, including residency Schwartz rounds, support groups, advisor and mentor relationships, and the general kindness our residents and faculty show each other at and outside of work.