AllianceHealth Durant Family Medicine Residency


The Family Medicine Residency Program at Alliance Health Durant, in conjunction with Oklahoma State University College of Health Sciences (OSU-CHS), Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU-COM) and the Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma (OMECO), are committed to providing comprehensive, rural-based, community-oriented primary care to our patients. This program was conceived in 1997 and has provided an outstanding training experience for residents in family medicine.

As of July 2017, we have proudly graduated 55 residents over 20 years and estimate our graduates have provided more than 800,000 patient encounters specific to rural America. Our faculty, staff and residents are committed to training high quality physicians to practice in rural communities. This is our life, it is our passion and it is our mission.

AllianceHealth Durant

AllianceHealth Durant Family Medicine Residency

Site Focus

  • Family Medicine

School Affiliations

  • Osteopathic Medical Education Consortium of Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma State University College of Health Sciences
  • KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Statistics

  • Total Beds - 140
  • Admissions - 8,296
  • ER Visits - 22,930
  • Births - 1,149
  • Inpatient Surgery - 1,485
  • Outpatient Surgery - 3,177
  • DOs on Staff - 28
  • MDs on Staff - 65

Third-Year Clerkships

  • Family Medicine (1 month) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine (2 months) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Ob/Gyn (1 month) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Pediatrics (1 month) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Psychiatry (1 month) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Surgery (2 months) Inpatient/Outpatient

 This site schedules clinical experiences in one month increments.

Third-Year Selectives

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Otolaryngology/ENT
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Fourth-Year Clerkships

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine (see Unique Characteristics)
  • Family Medicine
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Otolaryngology/ENT
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Urology

Residency Information

  • Family Medicine

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students will have access to the computers, internet, lounge, medical library, medical records, phones and printers while on duty at the hospital
  • Meal Benefits: Meals provided to students while on duty
  • Visiting Student Housing: Housing is available for visiting fourth-year students on a first come, first served basis

Duties & Opportunities

  • Student Duties: Students are required to participate in daily rounds and weekend rounds as assigned by the site, preceptor or service
  • Didactics: Students are required to participate daily
  • OMT/OPP Opportunities: Students are required to participate in opportunities for skill development in OMT/OPP bi-weekly and quarterly

Unique Site Characteristics

  • Background check and drug screen required annually
  • BLS and ACLS certifications must be current
  • Emergency Medicine clerkships - only available to core students assigned to this site
  • Global Track/International Clerkships not allowed for 3rd-year students (includes DOCARE)
  • Military Track must communicate third-year obligations to site as soon as the Clerkship Site Match is finalized
  • NBOME COMAT Subject Exams are proctored at this core site
  • Orientation provided on the first day of the clerkship
  • Personal Statement for DME/KCU RAD must be submitted for Clerkship Match
  • Prefer students interested in matching to Durant Family Medicine residency
  • TB Mask Fit provided on-site
  • TB Screening required annually (two-step)
  • Travel may be required for third-year Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

Additions or changes to this site's information may occur at any time - information last updated 10/9/19

Contact Information

  • KCU Clinical Clerkship Coordinator: Jake Jagneaux 
  • Core Site Contact: Tracy Trotter 
  • Director of Medical Education & Program Director: Tiffany Ferguson, DO