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Training and Education

The OMECO Family Medicine Teaching Health Center at Oklahoma State University is funded for 40 total resident training positions. Ambulatory care and comprehensive family medical services are stressed. A substantial portion of the resident’s time is spent within their assigned continuity clinic site learning ambulatory care by interacting with patients, their families, faculty, and clinic staff.

 

Each resident is afforded the opportunity to extend his or her knowledge and skills to all areas of primary care through 6 electives. The residency program offers a well-rounded, quality training program in family medicine and is designed to prepare each resident for a successful career in family practice.

 

Beginning in July 2023, the program is adopting a clinic first model. This model will include 13 blocks during the academic year. Residents will spend 2 weeks in their continuity clinic and 2 weeks focused on their rotation. This will allow residents to have a more predictive work schedule for at least 2 weeks every month.

 

The residency programs have some unique strengths:

  • Clinic First model
  • Immersion Month to help PGY1 residents quickly orient to all aspects of our practice.
  • The residents enjoy having their own inpatient hospital service where they care for patients 
    supervised by Family Medicine faculty.
  • The Women’s Health and Obstetrical experiences are primarily led by Family Medicine 
    faculty. Two Family Medicine faculty perform obstetrical deliveries, one of which is
    fellowship trained in operative obstetrics.
  • Residents have the benefit of performing osteopathic manipulation in their continuity clinic 
    and in the hospital
  • Frequent Wellness activities

Clinical Sites

OSU Medicine-Eastgate Clinic

 

14008 E. 21st St., Suite 1130
Tulsa, OK 74134

 

OSU Medicine providers offers comprehensive medical care for the entire family – from newborns to seniors. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, they provide preventive care, including routine checkups, health-risk assessments, immunizations and screening tests. Family physicians also manage chronic illness, often coordinating care provided by other subspecialists. From heart disease, stroke and hypertension, to diabetes, cancer and asthma, family physicians provide ongoing, personal care. We have bilingual staff to assist the Hispanic population.

 

OSU Healthcare Center


2345 Southwest Blvd.
Tulsa, OK 74107

 

Along with family medicine, our Women’s Health Center located here provides prenatal care and women's health care. We also offer Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at this location. Using OMM, our physicians can help relieve neck, back and other acute or chronic pain without surgery. Our services can help treat asthma, sinus disorder, carpal tunnel syndrome, migraines and more. We have bilingual staff to assist the Hispanic population. The Healthcare Center is conveniently located six blocks from OSU Center for Health Sciences, and 10 blocks from the OSU Medical Center.

 

OSU Medical Center

 

744 West 9th Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127-9020

 

The country's largest single site osteopathic hospital, OSU Medical Center, is located just blocks from the OSU Center for Health Sciences. What began as Oklahoma Osteopathic Hospital by a group of pioneering osteopathic physicians in 1944 has grown to become one of the nation's largest osteopathic health care centers. OSU Medical Center is a flagship hospital in eastern Oklahoma. Licensed for 426 beds, with premier emergency and outpatient programs, it is poised for great outreach and growth in the 21st century. OSU Medical Center is committed to quality patient care. Because the medical center sees a wide variety of high acuity cases, the postgraduate training programs are seen as a critical priority by the medical center staff and administration.

 

Annually, OSU Medical Center:

  • Admits more than 13,000 patients
  • Experiences more than 30,000 emergency room visits
  • Experiences more than 25,000 outpatient visits
  • Performs nearly 4,000 surgical-center
  • Performs nearly 3,500 inpatient procedures

Staff physicians have trained at some of the nation's most prestigious medical institutions and have a high regard for their personal role in postgraduate education. Internships and residency positions in many different disciplines are available. OSU Medical Center is significantly involved in clinical training for medical students, nurses, therapists and technicians from several area schools and colleges.

 

Morton Comprehensive Health Services

 

1334 N. Lansing Ave. 
Tulsa, OK 74106

 

Morton is a Patient Centered Medical Home. Morton Comprehensive Health Services, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, is one of Oklahoma’s largest community health centers in the state. For more than 90 years, Morton has been providing comprehensive medical, dental and ancillary services to individuals regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin or one’s ability to pay for services.

 

St. Francis Hospital


6161 S. Yale Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74136 
 
Saint Francis Hospital, a 1,112-bed tertiary center, includes the region's only children's 
hospital and level IV neonatal intensive care unit, a 168-bed heart hospital and Tulsa's 
leading trauma and emergency center.

 

OSU Pediatrics Houston Center

 

717 S Houston Ave., Suite 400
Tulsa, OK 74127

 

Residents will complete two blocks of pediatric clinic at OSU Pediatrics where physicians provide well-child checkups, immunizations, prevention and treatment of common illnesses, and more. 

 

Jack C. Montgomery VA Health System

 

Hillcrest Medical Center

 

1120 S Utica Ave 
Tulsa, OK 74104

 

Hillcrest Medical Center is a 620-bed hospital located in midtown Tulsa, and offers a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services including maternity, cardiology, emergency, burn care, orthopedics and surgery.

 

 

 

Rotation Schedule

 

PGY-1:

  • Immersion Month
  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (3 blocks)
  • Night Float (2 blocks)
  • Obstetrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pulmonology/Critical Care
  • Inpatient Pediatrics
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Orthopedics

 

PGY-2:

  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (3 blocks)
  • Night Float
  • Pediatric Clinic
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Maternity Care/Obstetrics
  • Elective

 

PGY-3:

  • Family Medicine Teaching Service (2 blocks)
  • Night Float
  • Maternity Care/Obstetrics
  • Pediatric Clinic
  • Urology
  • Endocrinology
  • Psychiatry
  • Elective (5 blocks) 

 

Call Schedule

Residents will only be on call during their 2 blocks of Maternity Care/Obstetrics rotations during their PGY-2 and PGY-3 year. Call is taken from home and will not exceed every 3rd night.

 

Medical Student Clerkship

The Family Medicine Clerkship is a four-week block that takes place in the OSU Health Care Center and OSU Physicians Clinic Eastgate Metroplex.

 

This setting provides a unique opportunity for direct patient care, access to a fully equipped laboratory and X-ray facility, as well as a variety of specialty clinics providing on-site consultation services. In addition to learning from supervised patient care experiences, a variety of additional learning experiences will be incorporated.

 

For more information, please visit the Office of Clinical Education.

 

Training Sites

OSU Health Care Center
2345 Southwest Blvd.
Tulsa, OK 74107
918-582-1980

 

OSU Physicians - Eastgate
14002 E. 21st Street, Suite 1130
Tulsa, OK 74134
918-439-1500

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