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Anesthesiology Residency Life in Oklahoma

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Exploring Oklahoma

The benefits of completing residency here at the University of Oklahoma do not end when you leave the hospital! Oklahoma offers something for everybody. The Oklahoma City Thunder NBA basketball teamOklahoma City Dodgers Minor League Baseball team, Oklahoma City Energy Football ClubUniversity of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University provide plenty of sports entertainment to keep the city alive and excited throughout every season. There are ample opportunities for club sports and intramural sports offered through various social organizations in the city.

For those seeking arts and culture, there is the Oklahoma City Museum of ArtNational Cowboy & Western Heritage MuseumCivic Center Music Hall, and the Lyric Theater. For those looking for family entertainment, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a top 10 zoo nationally and the nearby interactive Oklahoma Science MuseumMyriad Botanical GardensScissortail Park, and River Sport in the Boathouse District offers an unforgettable experience.

Oklahoma City is also home to an incredible and diverse food scene including authentic Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, BBQ and is the location of Nonesuch which was named “America’s Best New Restaurant” in 2018.Trendy bars and restaurants are always popping up in various parts of the city and are great places to spend time outside of work. These luxuries are further complemented with Oklahoma’s rich outdoor life. Nearby lakes, rivers and hiking trails offer the pleasures of fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking and boating – all within city limits.

 Virtual Tour of Oklahoma City: Be Larger than Life in OKC

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Housing in Oklahoma

There is a lot to like about Oklahoma when it comes to a ridiculously low cost of living and no rush hour.  USA Today ranked Oklahoma as the fourth most affordable state in the US to live. Oklahoma has so many great cities, that you could literally throw a dart at the state and live happily wherever it landed.

Here are some popular areas for OU Health Science Center employees to live:

( Drive time listed below is from OUHSC campus)

For more housing information visit:https://www.zillow.com/ok/

Oklahoma Schools ( Public & Private )

When it comes to education there are 9,909 public and private PK-12 schools in Oklahoma.

Here are some popular area schools:

For more information on Oklahoma schools please visit: sde.ok.gov