The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) improves the quality of healthcare through design by developing, documenting, and disseminating knowledge; educating healthcare architects and other related constituencies; advancing the practice of healthcare architecture; improving the design of healthcare environments; affiliating and advocating with others that share our vision and promoting research.

OSU Wexner Medical Center Conclusion Presentation

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 Healthcare Poster

Date: October 16, 2014

Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 Location: Grand Hall, Ohio Union - Columbus, OH

Dr. David Schuller, VP OSU Wexner Medical Center Expansion Project, Henry Chao, AIA, Principal HOK, Paul Strohm, AIA, Director of Healthcare HOK, and Ted Athanas, Principal BR+A will discuss the design and completion the new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute and Critical Care Center. This facility is a $600M component of the largest building project in Ohio State University's history -the new $1.1 Billion Wexner Medical Center Expansion Project (aka Project ONE). This panel will share their 7-year journey together through planning, programming and design to achieve a vision the University had for over 20 years for such a facility. The changes in healthcare, the incorporation of a translational approach to medicine, the inclusion of radiation oncology in a new way, the challenges of connection and operational flow, the integration of mechanical and other systems, and the special features of the building will be discussed.

This presentation and discussion will serve to encourage the attendees to attend a subsequent AIA tour of the facility just prior to

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1.5 HSW LUs

Look out for more information as well as a follow up tour of Wexner Medical Center in November!!

Pickerington Medical Campus Tour



Join the Healthcare Committee on Thursday, May 21st from 4:00 pm to 5:30 for a building tour of the OhioHealth Pickerington Medical Campus!

Important Information:

  • Parking: Surface parking available
  • Meet in the Main Entry Lobby
  • No hard hats required.
  • Photography is allowed within all areas visited by the tour.


  • $5 Associate Members
  • $15 AIA & Affiliate Members
  • $30 Non-AIA Members






Healthcare Committee Project Presentation

Presentation to be postponed to a different date. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  with any questions. Register here.

MA Architects FSED Cover Page

Presentation and discussion covering design of freestanding ED and code requirements to improve the healthcare environment. Participants will learn how to improve the healing environment through better aligned project planning and design, exploration of the complexity for designing and planning a new emergency department setting, and helping the owner navigate the complexity of the building code along with reimbursement from CMS. A primary focus of the session is on designing for Freestanding Emergency Departments.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 To be postponed to a different date.
Noon - 1 p.m.
Registration free, lunch options available
Earn 1.0 LU|HSW 

M+A Architects
775 Yard St, Suite 325
Columbus, OH 43212

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