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Life in Oklahoma City



The largest city in the state, Oklahoma City is located at the crossroads of I-35, I-40 and I-44 in the heart of Oklahoma. The second largest city in the continental U.S. based on geographical size, 1.2 million people call the Metro Oklahoma City area home. With more than a dozen communities surrounding it, Oklahoma City offers a diverse landscape of modern, urban culture and charming, old-fashioned neighborhoods for visitors and residents alike.

To learn more about what Oklahoma City has to offer, click here to visit our "Life in Oklahoma City" page.

Training Sites

Oklahoma Childrens Hospital

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Oklahoma Children's Hospital offers more pediatric specialists and subspecialists than anywhere else in Oklahoma, and we're the only freestanding pediatric hospital solely dedicated to the treatment of children.

Samis Education Center


Designed to support education needs of trainees and faculty and boasting the latest technology and modern design, this 4 story facility within the Children's Hospital has a 278 seat auditorium, 2 board rooms and 7 multiple configuration conference rooms. Large landscaped terraces with modular furniture, string lighting and cozy fireplaces fit for an upscale hotel set the mood for outdoor events, dining, study spaces, and socializing. 

Sooner Pediatrics Clinic


OU Health Physicians Sooner Pediatric Clinic provides primary care services to children and adolescents. The Sooner Pediatric clinic serves children from birth to age 18. All residents rotate here!

A smaller, off-campus continuity clinic location, Sooner Pediatrics North provides primary care services to children in north OKC. PGY-3 residents can choose to do their continuity clinic at this location for a more private practice feel. 

Super Niños Clinic


OU Health Physicians Super Niños Clinic is a primary care clinic in south Oklahoma City that provides services to children and adolescents from primarily Spanish-speaking families. This clinic offers a unique opportunity for working with Latino families and learning to provide primary care services within a specific cultural context. This clinic is a wonderful Continuity Clinic option for those residents proficient in Spanish or simply interested in learning more about the language and culture.  

Fostering Hope Clinic


Within the Sooner Pediatric Clinic, the Fostering Hope Clinic provides primary care services to children and adolescents in state custody foster placements. Trainees in psychology are often consulted and work very closely with the providers associated with this clinic. Common referrals include behavior management strategies, evaluation of trauma history, and coordinating/ evaluating for appropriate psychological services. This clinic provides a wonderful elective experience for those residents interested in advocacy and the foster care system. 

Simulation Lab


The Clinical Skills Education and Testing Center (CSETC) is a 22,000-square-foot facility at the OU Health Sciences Center where students and practicing clinicians engage in simulation to enhance their skills in patient care.

Community Partners

Bethany Children's Center


Third year residents rotate for one X block at Bethany Children's Health Center, a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art facility for Children With Special Healthcare Needs. Offering residential, rehabilitative, and outpatient general pediatric services to CSHCN and their families, Bethany Children's Health Center is a important partner in the care of children in Oklahoma and the education of our trainees. 

Children's Health Foundation

Children’s Health Foundation is a non-profit organization in Oklahoma dedicated to improving the lives of children in our community and around the world. CHF is a vital supporter of our pediatric research and education programs through endowed chairs, grants, and directed donations.