Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics at The University of Oklahoma-Tulsa School of Community Medicine. Pediatric specialty and subspecialty training is undergoing tremendous changes, and we are focused on being at the forefront of this evolutionary change by encouraging our faculty and trainees to seek out new, innovative, and effective ways to establish their required competencies.
Our residency has always been strongly oriented toward the expert clinical practice of Pediatrics encompassing both general and subspecialty Pediatric Medicine. Our faculty is composed of academic Pediatric generalists, subspecialists, and other health professionals in allied health fields and research. Resident education includes the standard mix of inpatient and outpatient rotation sites including The Children's Hospital at Saint Francis, Hillcrest Medical Center, and other area hospitals, as well as the Schusterman Center OU Pediatric Clinic, subspecialists' offices, area hospital Emergency Departments, as well as Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
The training experience in Tulsa is unique in its community-based focus and the availability of multiple sites available for excellent professional training. Our commitment to establishing innovative, sound, and effective methods of training Pediatricians will result in a well-rounded and well-prepared physician who can thrive in any practice venue, and who is committed to life-long learning, and to continuous professional development and improvement.