The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center welcomes international scholars who have been invited by a clinical department or OSU faculty member to pursue an observational experience at OSUWMC. Requests must come from within an OSU department. We do not accept unsolicited requests.
All visitors must have an OSU faculty sponsor and approval of the department Chairperson.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for all visitors. The university accepts all CDC and WHO approved vaccinations.
Documents for hosting an international scholar
Complete Application Packet (contains workflow and checklist, templates, fillable forms)
Individual components of application:
- Guidelines for Observership Requests
- Workflow document
- Checklist for visiting scholar process
- Correspondence Templates
- Fillable forms (A, B, C, F and H)
- HIPPA slides and test sheet (for HIPPA answer key contact Pamela.Potter@osumc.edu)
- Required immunizations
Questions? Contact Pamela.Potter@osumc.edu or 614-292-3684.