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Dedicated to Creating the Future of Medicine to Improve People's Lives

Located in Columbus, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio. Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center includes:

  • a top-ranked College of Medicine
  • six hospitals
  • a unified physician practice
  • network of primary and specialty care practices
  • more than a dozen research centers and institutes
  • 20 core laboratories

This powerful enterprise is driven by our mission: to improve people’s lives through innovation in research, education and patient care.

We also share a common vision: working as a team, we will shape the future of medicine by creating, disseminating and applying new knowledge, and by personalizing health care to meet the needs of each individual.

Central to how we carry out our mission and vision are our values

  • excellence
  • collaborating as one university
  • integrity and personal accountability
  • openness and trust
  • diversity in people and ideas
  • change and innovation
  • simplicity in our work
  • empathy and compassion
  • leadership.

Leaders in Personalized Medicine
Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is a national leader in developing personalized health care, a new form of healthcare delivery based on each individual’s unique biology, behavior and environment. Ohio State experts in biomedical informatics, genetics, pharmacology and specialties as diverse as cancer and wound healing are joining forces to apply discoveries in this new field directly to patient care and disease prevention.  

Our six signature programs – Cancer, Critical Care, Heart, Imaging, Neurosciences and Transplantation – and our supporting programs are key to providing science-based and individually tailored patient care to people in central Ohio and beyond. Also positioning us for advancements with personalized health care is our Biomedical Research Tower (BRT). 

The BRT, increased research funding and discoveries, recruitment and retention of acclaimed faculty and staff all underscore the Medical Center’s commitment to creating the future of medicine to improve people’s lives. Learn more about how we're serving our community.