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Dr. Aaron Lane

Program  Director Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the OSU Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency. OSU Medical Center has a track record of producing outstanding emergency medicine graduates since 1991. Our graduates are highly sought after and are high performers when they enter postgraduate employment.
We strive to be amongst the best programs in the country, and we are constantly working to improve the curriculum to meet the needs of the residents. We are committed to producing physicians that can thrive in the emergency department. We are proud of the friendly and cordial work environment that we have created. Our program has a true feeling of family. The master degrees attached to our residency program provides an invaluable opportunity that few programs are able to offer. Please feel free to contact myself or Michelle Dean with any questions about our program.
Sincerely,
Aaron Lane, D.O.
Program Director

 

Program Description

The OSU Emergency Medicine Residency is a 48-month program with a built-in masters degree. Residents have a requirement to complete coursework towards a master's degree in public health, healthcare administration or global health. The entire degree can be completed over the four year program. This benefit is provided to emergency medicine residents at no charge.

 

Residents have the opportunity to rotate with many different specialties and to care for a diverse patient population with an incredible spectrum of pathology. Our clinical experiences produce compassionate, well-prepared residency graduates. The educational experience includes many didactic experiences to include: morbidity and mortality conferences, grand rounds and specialty specific conferences. Site support includes free dining for house staff, and a robust medical library.

Faculty
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    Aaron Lane D.O.
    Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine
    Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director
    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Dennis Blankenship D.O.
    Interim Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    David Gearhart D.O.
    OSU Medical Center Emergency Medicine Medical Director
    EMS / Simulation Director – OSUMC EM Residency
    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Gavin Gardner D.O.
    OSUMC Emergency Medicine Residency Clerkship Director
    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Brie Roepke D.O.
    Associate Program Director

    Residency Wellness Director

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Tyson Bryant D.O.
    Emergency Ultrasound Codirector
    Simulation Lab Codirector

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Anastasia Fisher D.O.
    Medical Director, Northeastern Health Systems Emergency Department
    Rural Emergency Medicine Site Director

    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Michael Cannon D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    James Herrington D.O.
    Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty Research Director
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Bobby Abernathy D.O.
    Emergency Ultrasound Codirector
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Kelly Murray PharmD, BCACP
    Resident Research Director
    Clinical Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy

     

    Michael Schiesel D.O.
    Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Linden Cowley D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Kent Denmark D.O.
    Professor of Emergency Medicine
    Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

     

    Cathryn Crittenden-Byers M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Jon Robins D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Charles Harris D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Mary Moore D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Matthew Stiger D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Yakiji Bailey D.O.
    Emergency Department Medical Director -
    Jack C Montgomery VA Medical Center
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Kenneth Argo D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Tyler Evilsizer D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Cass Cherry D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    James Pritchett D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Jason Moore D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    John Carlson D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Megan Johanning D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Gary Fennema D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Melissa Haught D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Steven Gearhart D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Rebecca Massey D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Kenneth Argo D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine


    Shane Hnatusko D.O.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

     

    Staff

    Michele Dean
    Emergency Medicine Program Coordinator
    918-599-4427
    918-599-5949 (fax)
    michele.dean@okstate.edu

Chief Residents

Joshua Burton

Joshua Burton D.O.

Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: BS – Exercise and Wellness, Hometown: Mesa, AZ Josh enjoys camping, kayaking, climbing and wakeboarding. He is married with three children, and loves to take his family on outdoor adventures. He also plays volleyball, golf, and likes a competitive game of ultimate frisbee.

Jason Moore

Johnathon Lowe D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: University of OklahomaHometown: Sapulpa, OKJohn enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys backpacking, scuba diving, skydiving, and reading historical fiction. He is currently pursuing a Global Health Masters Degree.

PGY-4

Jamin Brown

Jamin Brown D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Southwestern Oklahoma State UniversityHometown: Woodward, OKJamin enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys hunting and fishing. Other hobbies include carpentry and wood working. Jamin published two papers in Annals of Emergency Medicine as an intern.

Jennifer Briggs

Jennifer Briggs D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Oklahoma State UniversityHometown: Perkins, OKJennifer enjoys crafting, running, and spending quality time with family and friends. Most of her spare time is spent snuggling with her son Cole.

Joshua Burton

Joshua Burton D.O.

Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic MedicineUndergraduate: BS – Exercise and Wellness,Hometown: Mesa, AZJosh enjoys camping, kayaking, climbing and wakeboarding. He is married with three children, and loves to take his family on outdoor adventures. He also plays volleyball, golf, and likes a competitive game of ultimate frisbee.

Roy Reed

Roy Reed D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University - Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Northeastern Oklahoma State UniversityHometown: Mounds, OKRoy enjoys spending his free time doing family activities. He loves to travel with his family. He is also an outdoorsman and enjoys fishing and hunting. He also enjoys watching OSU Cowboy football, as well as Oklahoma Thunder basketball games. Roy was previously a Blackhawk helicopter pilot for the U.S. Army.

Michelle Bates

Michelle Bates D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: Southwestern Oklahoma State University Hometown: Mustang, OK Michelle enjoys traveling, cycling, and running. She played basketball during college and has since been inducted into the SWOSU Athletic Hall of Fame. During her time in residency training, she has completed her Masters Degree in Health Care Administration

Johnathon Lowe

Johnathon Lowe D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: University of OklahomaHometown: Sapulpa, OKJohn enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys backpacking, scuba diving, skydiving, and reading historical fiction. He is currently pursuing a Global Health Masters Degree.

PGY-3

Tyler Rockwell

Tyler Rockwell

Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic MedicineUndergraduate: Gonzaga UniversityHometown: Salt Lake City, UTTyler enjoys spending his free time with his family and colleagues, watching sports and traveling internationally.

Alex Riggs

Alex Riggs D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Rogers State UniversityHometown: Claremore, OKAlex enjoys reading, running, basketball, Bible study and consuming large amounts of coffee.

Victoria Reynolds-Vaughn

Victoria Reynolds-Vaughn D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University - Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Oral Roberts UniversityHometown: Inola, OKVictoria enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and cooking. Her husband is currently a pediatric resident.

Joshua Baker

Joshua Baker D.O.

Medical School: Campbell UniversityUndergraduate: Boise State UniversityHometown: Fruit Heights, UTBecause Josh is the youngest of twelve children, he loves to spend his free time with his wife and three children. He loves wrestling and was a Division 1 wrestler for Boise State University. He enjoys outdoor activities, as well as carpentry and woodworking.

Jon Peaster

Jon Peaster D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: University of KansasHometown: Chanute, KSJon enjoys the outdoors and is a fanatic hunter. He also enjoys rattlesnake rangling, and managing his family’s farms for whitetail deer. Above all, he loves spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter.

Levi Duethman

Levi Duethman D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Oklahoma State UniversityHometown: Broken Arrow,OKLevi loves spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys duck hunting.

PGY-2

taylor blose

Taylor Blose, D.O.

Medical school: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University  Hometown: Lawton, OK Taylor enjoys baking, playing cards, spending time with her husband and golden doodle, and cheering on the Oklahoma State Cowboys any chance she gets! Go pokes!

michael blose

Michael Blose, D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences  Undergraduate: Rogers State University  Hometown: Ripley, Oklahoma Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and their family. He jumps at any opportunity to get outdoors on the golf course or go camping. He grew up with five sisters on a small pecan orchard in rural Oklahoma. Prior to attending medical school, he developed a passion for custom carpentry working in the family business. He is also currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration at Oklahoma State University 

alexander hall

Alexander Hall, D.O.

Medical school: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: Oklahoma State University Hometown: Bristow, OK Alex enjoys spending his time outside of the ER watching OSU Cowboy football, watching live music, doing projects around the house, doing leatherwork, being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at OSU-CHS.

taylor blose

Jarryd G. Horn, D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University - COM Undergrad: Emporia State University Hometown: Bixby, OK Jarryd and his precious wife Kailea have been married for 7 years. They just welcomed twin boys into the household. His favorite activities are anything that involves the outdoors, specifically quail hunting and crappie fishing. Jarryd also loves emergency medicine and is beyond grateful to be a part of the OSUMC ER family.

taylor blose

James Luth, D.O.

Medical school: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: Oral Roberts University Hometown: Muscatine, IA James is a 1st year resident in emergency medicine at OSU-MC. He likes to spend time with his family. His wife, Sadaf, just started medical school of OSU-COM. 

taylor blose

Heath Spencer, D.O, M.S.

Medical school: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Undergraduate: University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Hometown: Temple, TX Heath enjoys hanging out with his wife as well as playing golf and watching college football. He was an all-conference collegiate baseball player. He also enjoys being outdoors, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, and all things sports. 

nathan nelson

Nathan Nelson, D.O.

Medical school: Oklahoma State University Undergraduate: University of Utah Hometown: South Jordan, Utah Nate enjoys outdoor recreation activities including skiing (snow and water), running, biking, and climbing. He has his private pilot certificate and flies every chance he can. He has a passion for global health and for practicing medicine in underserved and resource limited populations.

PGY-1

Christopher McNeil D.O.

Christopher McNeil D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Oklahoma State UniversityHometown: Lawton, OKChris loves spending time with his wife and two kids, mentoring the youth, volunteering in the community, and watching any and all things involving comedy or ninja turtles. He was a NCAA Division 1 Wrestler at Oklahoma State University and enjoys helping develop athletes in being more resilient and making the most of their platforms. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at OSU-CHS.

Codi Demere, D.O.

Codi Demere, D.O.

Undergrad: Oklahoma State UniversityMedical School: Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic MedicineHometown: Amarillo, TxCodi enjoys traveling, skiing, being at the lake, spending time with friends and family, her dog Hank, and her fiance Jackson. She also loves all things OSU- go pokes!

Daelor Osen, D.O.

Daelor Osen, D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health ScienceUndergraduate: Friends UniversityHometown: Winfield, KSDaelor enjoys CrossFit, kayaking, fishing, snowboarding, and anything that gets him outdoors. He has been married to his high school sweetheart for 5 years and loves spending time with his wonderful wife and dog whenever he can. He is a huge Kansas Jayhawks fan and can be heard cheering across Tulsa during basketball season.

Emmie Potter, D.O.

Emmie Potter, D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University- Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: University of OklahomaHometown: Broomfield, COEmmie enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs while adventuring outdoors. She loves to powerlift on days off and was a two-time Big 12 Champion while rowing for the University of Oklahoma.

Kurtis Young, D.O.

Kurtis Young, D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University - Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Southern Nazarene UniversityHometown: Wyandotte, OKKurtis loves spending time with family and taking his daughters to the zoo or swimming pool. He enjoys going to Kansas City Chiefs games, playing sports, watching ESPN, and being outdoors. Kurtis was an Academic All-American Basketball Student Athlete at Southern Nazarene.

Lucy Stevens, D.O.

Lucy Stevens, D.O.

Medical school: Oklahoma state university college of osteopathic medicineUndergraduate: Rogers State UniversityHometown: Tulsa, OKInterests: my husband, hiking, traveling, working out, reading, chilling with my dogs, veggie straws, Venti iced caramel macchiato with almond milk and sugar free vanilla.

Rylan Russell D. O.

Rylan Russell D. O.

Medical School: Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma Hometown: Cordell, Oklahoma Rylan loves traveling, exploring new coffee shops with his spouse, Krysten, and all things outdoors. Rylan also enjoys cycling, running, swimming, OU football, and Thunder basketball. Rylan has a strong interest in medical mission work, and is excited to be a part of the OSU EM family.

Rylan Russell D. O.

Tanner Hessman D.O.

Medical School: Oklahoma State University – Center for Health SciencesUndergraduate: Oklahoma Christian UniversityHometown: Choctaw, OKTanner loves spending time with his wife, son and golden retriever. Outside of the ER he enjoys golfing, snowboarding, watching football, and working out. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at OSU-CHS.


Salary/Benefits

 Salary effective January 1, 2020
PGY 1  $51,322.00
PGY 2 $53,069.00
PGY 3 $54,958.00
PGY 4 $56,952.00
PGY 5 $58,858.00
PGY 6 $61,055.00
PGY 7 $63,507.00

Benefits

  • Individual and family medical insurance is fully-covered with dental and vision plans available for low monthly payments

  • 457 retirement savings plan

  • Individual life and disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Free breakfast and lunch at the OSU Medical Center cafeteria 

  • Residents/Fellows will pay a portion of their monthly health insurance premium plan selected by the medical center.

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