Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center

Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center

Mercy Saint Vincent Medical Center, established in 1855, is the critical care regional referral and teaching center within Mercy, a seven-hospital, faith-based system serving Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.

Saint Vincent is home to five Life Flight air ambulances, holds the highest designation for treating high-risk mothers and babies, is a Level I Trauma Center for children and adults and is an accredited Chest Pain Center. Saint Vincent maintains a completely modern, attractive and secure campus and also takes a leadership role in providing quality medical education and community development.

A Level I Trauma Center and a Level III NICU are only two of the many features of Mercy Health — St. Vincent Medical Center. Other offerings include our Birthing Center, The Mercy Health Heart and Vascular Institute, The Mercy Health Neuroscience Institute, Mercy Health Life Flight, Life Star Transport and the area's only Mobile Stroke Unit. 

Mercy Health St Vincent Medical Center

Site Focus

  • None 

School Affiliations

  • Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Statistics

  • Total Beds - 445
  • Admissions - 16,868
  • ER Visits -77,534
  • Births - 600
  • Inpatient Surgery - 5,451
  • Outpatient Surgery - 6,047
  • Trauma Center - Level I Adult; Level III Pediatric
  • DOs on Staff - 80
  • MDs on Staff - 775

Third-Year Clerkships

  • Family Medicine (4 weeks) Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine (8 weeks) Inpatient
  • Ob/Gyn (4 weeks) Inpatient
  • Pediatrics (4 weeks) Inpatient
  • Psychiatry (4 weeks) Outpatient
  • Surgery (8 weeks) Inpatient

This site schedules clinical experiences in four-week increments.

Third-Year Selectives

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endo/Metabolism
  • ENT/Otolaryngology
  • Family Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology/ENT
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Sports Meicine
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Urology

Fourth-Year Clerkships

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endo/Metabolism
  • ENT/Otolaryngology
  • Family Medicine
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology/ENT
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Hem/Onc
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehab
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Sports Meicine
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Urology

Residency Information

  • Emergency Medicine (ACGME)
  • Family Medicine (ACGME)
  • General Surgery (AOA)
  • Internal Medicine (ACGME)
  • Ob/Gyn (AOA)
  • Orthopedics (AOA)

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students will have access to the computers, internet, lounge, medical library, medical records, phones and printers while on duty at the hospital
  • Meal Benefits: Students receive employee discount for meals purchased in the cafeteria
  • Visiting Student Housing: Housing is not available at this time

Duties & Opportunities

  • Student Duties: Students are required to participate in weekly rounds with residency programs/rotations as well as rotation specific night call and weekend rounds
  • Didactic Opportunities: Students are required to participate in HCOM student didactics as assigned
  • OMT/OPP Opportunities: Opportunities for skill development in OMT/OPP is determined by the preceptor

Unique Site Characteristics

  • Background check and drug screen required annually
  • BLS and ACLS certifications must be current
  • Commutes up to one-hour may be required for some clerkships
  • Fourth-year core emergency medicine and 1 sub-internship required at an OU Core Site
  • NBOME COMAT Subject Exams are proctored at this core site
  • Orientation provided on the first day of each clerkship
  • TB Mask Fitting not required, but available through the hospital
  • TB screening required annually
  • Third-year selectives required at an OU Core Site
  • Travel may be required for third-year Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

Additions or changes to this site's information may occur at any time - information last updated 9/12/18

Contact Information

  • KCU Clinical Clerkship Coordinator:Noelle Herman
  • Core Site Contact: Bonnie Hay. MSEd, Academic Program Administrator
  • Contact for Outside Students: Jodi Achter, Medical Student Coordinator
  • Director of Medical Education: Nicholas Espinoza, DO, OUHCOM Assistant Dean