CCMH Residency Program

The Comanche County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) Residency Program is based in Lawton, Oklahoma. Lawton is the fourth largest city in Oklahoma and is centrally located to provide easy access to anywhere in the US from the Lawton Regional Airport. Lawton is less than an hours’ drive from Oklahoma City on Interstate 44, and less than 200 miles from Dallas, Texas.

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is the regional referral center for the Southwest Region of the State and offers virtually every medical specialty available to include: advanced emergency and critical care, Neonatal Intensive Care, advanced cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and a regional cancer center.

Comanche County Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program

Our Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency program is a three year program and works in partnership with the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and utilizes a curriculum specifically designed to foster the development of the osteopathic family medicine physician. The curriculum emphasizes rural ambulatory care and comprehensive family medical services and has a Continuity Clinic hosted by the Lawton Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center designated by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Each resident is offered the opportunity, through electives, to extend their knowledge and skills and apply them to the full scope of primary care. The residency program offers a quality program which is specifically designed to give the Family Medicine Resident a well-rounded educational experience for a successful career in Family Medicine.

The CCMH Family Residency Program features a competitive pay and benefits structure and provides rotations in the following specialty areas:

  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Elective 
  • Emergency Medicine 
  • Endocrinology
  • Eye, Nose & Throat Surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Newborn Care
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Outpatient Family Practice
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology
For more information about the CCMH Family Medicine Residency Program, call Sharon Smith at 580.585.5545.

Comanche County Memorial Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Our Emergency Medicine Residency program is a four year program and works in partnership with the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is designed to train resident physicians to provide quality emergency care in the context of an extremely busy emergency department. Presently, CCMH provides over 52,000 patient visits annually, with an average daily volume of nearly 150 patients. As the regional referral center in Southwest Oklahoma, CCMH is the designated facility for major traumas and treats the majority of emergency cases in the region.

The CCMH Emergency Medicine Residency Program utilizes a curriculum specifically designed to foster the development of the emergency medicine physician. CCMH residents will have opportunities to participate in the formal training of medical students and residents throughout their residency. The Emergency Medicine Program Director oversees all aspects of the program including scheduling, resident training, didactic sessions and overall aspects of medical education in the Emergency Department. 

The Emergency Medicine Residency program is 48 months in length. Residents are required to complete at least 24 months in the department of emergency medicine by the completion of the four year program in Emergency Medicine. Residents are also required to complete and maintain BLS, ACLS, ATLS, and PALS certifications during their training. 

The training in this program will include graduated responsibility for the care of patients with the expectation being that at the end of the program the resident will be able to provide skilled competent autonomous emergency patient care. Graduates of this program will be qualified and eligible for certification by the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM).

For more information about the CCMH Emergency Medicine Residency Program, call 580.585.5548.