The interactive map below shows the graduate medical education (GME) training locations for the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2011. The symbols are scaled proportionate to the total number of graduates in each community and shaded according to the number of graduates training in primary care specialties (orange) or non-primary care specialties (blue) or unknown (green).
Of the 86 graduates in the class, 51 are entering primary care GME programs. Thirty seven graduates will enter Oklahoma-based primary care GME programs with 9 graduates matriculating to rural locations (Durant=4; Enid=2; and Tahlequah=3). The Class of 2011 marks the fifth consecutive graduating class with more than 50% of its members entering primary care GME programs upon graduation.
As for the 65 Oklahomans in the Class of 2011, 47 will enter Oklahoma-based GME programs (with 33 choosing primary care).