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Our campus is a thriving, energetic center for academic excellence. We share expansive resources that are offered by being one of only four comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges on a single campus (Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate Studies). Resident have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings and specialties throughout their training. Major training sites within walking distance and the majority are connected via skywalk and tunnels to allow for easy access independent of the weather.

Training Locations

OU Medical Center

OU Medical Center is the only comprehensive academic hospital in the state and is home to Oklahoma’s only Level I trauma center. OU Medical Center offers the highest level of care for stroke patients and is home to Oklahoma’s most experienced organ transplant team, only comprehensive bone marrow transplant center, and more radiation therapy options than any hospital in Oklahoma. Residents are exposed to a wide variety of patients and pathologies. Most of the inpatient ward, cardiovascular critical care, medical intensive care, and subspecialty consult experiences happen at OU Medical center. Additionally, a new state-of-the-art bed tower with additional inpatient beds, ICUs, and operating rooms opened in 2020. OU Medical Center was ranked in Becker's "Top 100 Hospitals" (2020). 

Veterans Affairs Medical Center

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is located directly across the street from the main campus and is connected to the OU Medical Center, Children's Hospital, and Andrews Academic Tower via a skybridge. Internal Medicine residents complete both core months (MICU and inpatient wards) as well as elective rotations in all of the IM subspecialties at the VAMC. In addition, many of the subspecialty faculty members hold dual accreditation at OU Medical Center as well as VAMC. 

OU Professional Office Building

The Professional Office Building is home to the internal medicine resident continuity clinic as well as all of the internal medicine subspecialty clinics; it is connected to the main hospital and the VA hospital via skywalk. Residents will spend one half-day a week in clinic on most months with the exception if they are assigned to the intensive care unit or on night float. The Professional Office building has its own laboratory and radiology departments on the first floor. In addition, many of the other residency programs on campus such as OB-GYN, Neurology, General Surgery, and surgical subspecialties also have their resident continuity clinics in this location which enhances coordination of care.

OU Physicians

OU Physicians

OU Physicians is the state's largest physician group and encompasses almost every adult specialty. OU Physicians have expertise in the management of complex conditions that is unavailable elsewhere in the state, region or sometimes even the nation. Residents have the opportunity to rotate through many different outpatient subspecialty clinics as well as gain exposure to general outpatient internal medicine at OU Physicians

College of Medicine Building

CPM Building

The College of Medicine Building (also called the Andrews Academic Tower) is home to the administrative and physician offices of almost all of the subspecialties represented on campus including the Department of Internal Medicine. This modern nine story building built in 2016 is located in a central location on the Health Sciences campus and is walking distance from the OU Medical Center and the VA Medical Center. The Internal Medicine educational conferences are also held at this location. 

Stephenson Cancer Center


In 2019, OU Medical Center and Stephenson earned a highly coveted US News and World Report Top 50 “Best Hospitals for Cancer” ranking, placing it in the Top 1% of all hospitals in the nation for cancer care. Stephenson Cancer Center supports 135 member investigators who conduct state-of-the-art research in the basic, clinical, behavioral and population sciences on the OU Health Sciences Center and OU Norman campuses. Residents have the opportunity to work closely with clinical and research faculty at the Stephenson Cancer Center throughout their training. 

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center

Harold Hamm2

Harold Hamm Diabetes Center is among the world’s largest and most comprehensive institutions focusing on all aspects of diabetes care, prevention, research, and training. Harold Hamm has facilities in Oklahoma City and Tulsa as well as affiliated sites across the state, including partnerships with Native American communities. Hamm Diabetes Center's research group is one of the top-funded and largest in the world. Endocrinologists based out of Harold Hamm also staff an inpatient consult service and dedicate time to teaching residents throughout their training.

OU Children's Hospital


OU is home to the states most comprehensive Children’s Hospital. The Children’s Hospital also houses the Women’s and Newborn center where internal medicine residents may be called to help manage expectant mothers with various medical conditions. Residents also utilize the ample conference space in the Samis Education Center, located in the Children’s Hospital

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation


OMRF is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1946 with the mission of conducting basic biomedical research to help people live longer, healthier lives. Scientists at the OMRF are dedicated to understanding and curing human disease and focus on such critical research areas as lupus, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Many of the subspecialty attendings and residents hold positions at the OMRF and the VA and/or OUMI.