The Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS) at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center serves as an expert resource for all prehospital activity by conducting targeted outreach, providing expansive and comprehensive education, and finding innovative ways to improve quality in partnership with our emergency department, time critical disease clinical teams and local EMS.


EMS News and Updates

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EMS News and Updates

Outreach and Education

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EMS Outreach and Education

EMS Resources

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EMS Resources

Contact Us

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Why choose Ohio State?

As one of the nation's top-ranked academic medical centers, our mission is to improve people's lives through innovation in research, education and patient care.

As a Level I trauma center, the Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burn is a regional leader in care for the most critically ill and injured patients. The team delivers high-quality care to patients suffering from surgical critical illness, trauma and burns.

As a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is a national leader in stroke care and research, as well as a hub for expert emergency cerebrovascular care at hospitals throughout Ohio. 

At Ohio State's Heart and Vascular Center, patients have access to a level of care not available anywhere else in the region. Our physicians developed the state's first Level I Cardiovascular Emergency Program, which gives patients immediate access to the highest levels of care for a variety of cardiovascular emergencies.

Ohio State is one of 51 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and one of only a few centers funded by the NCI to conduct both phase I and phase II clinical trials on novel anticancer drugs sponsored by the NCI. The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute is one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report and has achieved Magnet designation, the highest honor an organization can receive for quality patient care and professional nursing practice. 

Thank you to our EMS partners!

We want to recognize the impressive and remarkable work of our community first responders and thank them for the job they do every day and every run to get patients to our medical facilities safely, efficiently and with the medical expertise that saves lives.

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