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Mercy St. Vincent

Toledo, OH

Lysa Aemmer, MD

Program Director

Melissa Baker

Program Coordinator

  • Level 1 trauma center with 3 helicopters and 2 landing zones

  • Collaboration with Nationwide Children's Hospital Toledo

  • 30-bed level III NICU with a perinatal center

  • 16-bed PICU with long-term seizure monitoring

  • 26-bed general pediatric unit

  • State of the art simulation center

  • There is diversity in our residents, students, and faculty

  • Our program has a large underserved/medicaid population

  • 4 residents per class

  • 12 residents total

  • No fellows so there is more one on one with attendings research coordinator is available

  • On campus fitness center

  • MedStudy question bank is provided to residents for Board review

  • We have had approximately 50% of our graduating residents choose to do a fellowship.

  • Our patient population is more underserved but the city itself has a more diverse population

  • There are many excellent public and private schools in the area.

  • Excellent Metroparks for those who love the outdoors, cultural opportunities like Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Symphony

  • Toledo Mud Hens Baseball team and Toledo Walleye Hockey team for our sports fans

  • There are many children's activities like the Imagination Station Children's Museum

  • 13 blocks per year

  • Protected time during didactic blocks on Wed afternoons

  • 5th Wed of a month is a wellness Wed where residents get together for fun outside of work.

  • We are not a covering service and there is no back up call.

  • Our residents participate in a night float system.

  • Residents on electives cross cover on the floor 2 weekends a month.

  • We have a New Parent/Parenting rotation that can be taken once during residency.

  • We have a structure, self-directed 3rd year board review rotation that can be taken in block 12 or 13 of third year.

  • We have a wide variety of electives. Some of our unique electives are Child Abuse, Hospice &Palliative medicine, Sports medicine, Urology, Peds ENT, Peds dentistry, Peds Anesthesia and Pain management, Peds surgery

  • Recruiting a diverse group of faculty

  • Diversity and inclusion lectures

  • We would love to recruit our diverse residents to stay and practice locally in our system.

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