Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Osteopathic Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO) Residency & Fellowship Programs

The Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO) is a consortium that consists of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, teaching hospitals and physicians working to provide osteopathic graduate medical education in rural Oklahoma. OMECO develops evaluative tools, curricula and ensures access to learning resources necessary to provide quality postgraduate medical education to interns, residents and fellows so they may become qualified, competent physicians.

The interactive map below shows institutions hosting OMECO affiliated residency and fellowship programs. You can view the various specialty training opportunities offered at each location by clicking on the dots. The two dropdown boxes allow you to filter the map by institution and/or specialty. Learn more about OMECO.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Congratulations to Richard Waters and Ben Greiner, winners of the 2016 Rural Oklahoma Photo Contest sponsored by the OSU Center for Rural Health! Richard won with his submission titled, Buffalo and Ben won the OSU CHS student category with his submission, Sunrise over Vinita (see both photos below). The Rural Oklahoma Photo Contest was part of the Center's celebration marking the 6th Annual National Rural Health Day on November 18, 2016. The contest garnered entries from the across the state (view all of the photo contest entries). We would like to extend our appreciation to everyone who participated in the contest. We look forward to continuing this annual tradition.

Buffalo. Submitted by Richard Waters. Taken near Pawhuska, Oklahoma.

Sunrise over Vinita. Submitted by Ben Greiner. Taken near Vinita, Oklahoma.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Critical Access Hospitals & Small Hospital Improvement Program Grantees in Oklahoma, 2016

Updated version of our critical  access hospital (CAH) and small hospital improvement program grantee map. Revisions to the map include adding facility names and reclassifying Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau as a CAH. Click the image below to open the map as PDF document.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Hometowns of OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2020

The interactive map below shows the self-reported hometowns of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2020. The symbols are scaled proportionally to the total number of students from each community. Of the 91 students from Oklahoma, over 20% list a rural Oklahoma community as their hometown.

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