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About the Department

Welcome from the Chair


Advancing Medicine. Improving Family Health.



Mary Jo Welker, MD
    Chair and Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
    Associate Dean for Primary Care

Today's environment is a challenging and exciting one in which to practice family medicine. Increasing concerns about preventive healthcare, chronic disease, obesity and nutrition, and the overall well-being of individuals and their families require the intervention of family medicine specialists.

Through its nationally recognized faculty and programs, the Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine is organized to have an impact on these and other health concerns by:

We invite you to be a part of these dynamic endeavors. If you're a patient, we hope you'll seek services and care in our primary care centers. If you're a medical student, or are seeking a residency or fellowship, we invite you to explore our dynamic and creative
educational programs. If you are seeking a new and rewarding
career move, we invite you to consider one of our open positions.