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Native Pathway

OSU-CHS has partnered with the Cherokee Nation to open the first tribally affiliated medical school in Tahlequah, OK. We have established the Native Pathways program to encourage young Native Americans to pursue a career in medicine while also embracing their culture.



There are many ways for high school students to get involved with OSU-CHS! If you are interested in learning more about opportunities available for Native American high school students look into the opportunities below.


Dr. Pete's Immersion Camp

Experience a 4-day residential camp where participants get to have hands-on activities with our current students at both of our campuses in Oklahoma.

Pre-Health Round Up

Spend a day learning about the wide variety of health care fields available in the state.

Operation Orange

Learn what it means to be a medical student or athletic trainer at the day filled with hands-on activities.

Native OKStars 

Work with our American Indian graduate students and faculty on research on our campus in Tulsa. 



For any questions, please reach out to, or call (918) 561-1480. 

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