Program Details - Ohio State University

(614) 293-0821
410 W 10th Ave

Columbus ,OH 43210-1240
United States of America

Residency Program Information

Program Director: Ciaran James Powers, MD, PhD, FAANS
Residency Coordinator(s):  Emily Minnema
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PROGRAM Details:
Year Training Program Established: 1954
# of Residents per Year: 3
Number of Neurosurgical Faculty: 18
Neurosurgical Department's Annual Case:
Amount of Annual Book Fund per Resident: $700
Dedicated Research Time:
During PGY Year:PGY 4, PGY 5
Resident Call Responsibilities: Q4 in house call at OSUWMC Q3 home call at NCH
Cadaver Lab: YES
How Often and What Type of Lab: Annual skull base lab
Publication Requirement: 2 publications annually
Primary Training Hospital: The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (OSWMC)
Additional Hospitals in Training Program: Nationwide Children's Hospital
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Program Philosophy: Our goal is to train graduates capable of being leaders in academic neurosurgery.
Outline of Rotations: Vascular, Functional, Spine, Surgical Oncology, and Pediatric Neurosurgery
Available Enfolded Fellowships: Endovascular, Functional, Skull base, and Spine
% OF Finishing Residents Passing ABNS Oral Exam 1st over 5 years: 80
Last 10 Finishing Residents Initial Job/Fellowship: Endovascular Fellowship, Semmes-Murphey Skull base Fellowship, Stanford Assistant Professor, Nationwide Children's Hospital Private Practice, Southern California Permanente Medical Group Private Practice, Saint Luke's Neurosurgical Associates US Navy, Bethesda, Maryland Private Practice, Baptist Health Assistant Professor, Loma Linda Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnatti Assistant Professor, Beth-Israel/Deaconess

Research Opportunities: Stroke, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Primary Brain Tumors, Gene Therapy, Spine Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, and HIFU.
#IRBs: 85 active research studies
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Research Funding/Grants:

Travel Allowance: YES
Conference Schedule: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 AM Skull Base Conference 5:00-6:30 PM Pituitary Conference Thursdays 6:15-7:00 AM Combined Neuro/Ortho Spine Case Conference 7:00-8:00 AM Faculty Lecture 8:00-9:00 AM Faculty Lecture 9:00-10:00 AM Brain Tumor Board 10:00-10:30 AM Spine Tumor Board

Number of Interview Sessions: 3
Length of Interview (Days): Wednesday dinner with residents Thursday interviews with faculty and residents
Number of Applicants Interviewed: 45