Ohio State Cardiac Surgery Innovates With Simulation Training

Ohio State cardiac surgery fellows are among only a handful in the nation to receive training on the KindHeart™ cardiac surgery simulator.

About our education programs in cardiothoracic surgery


In the Department of Surgery, we share a common goal – to provide a setting conducive to learning. We are committed to providing an environment that's both supportive and challenging, so that you can fulfill your highest potential and assume a position of leadership in surgery.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Traditional Residency

The two year traditional residency training program in cardiothoracic surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center provides residents with comprehensive training in the anatomy, physiology and clinical management of cardiovascular and thoracic surgical pathology. 

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Interest Group


The Cardiothoracic Surgery Interest Group's mission is to help medical students explore all aspects of cardiothoracic surgery by providing career information, research mentors and a network of cardiothoracic surgeons.

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Summer Scholars Program


The Summer Scholars Program is an opportunity for medical students to gain experience and exposure to various fields of cardiothoracic surgery.

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