Emergency Center CCMH

Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Comanche County Memorial Hospital is a three-year program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) with osteopathic recognition. The program has six resident slots per year.

Our facility is a 265-bed, Level III trauma hospital located in Lawton, Oklahoma. We are the regional referral center for Southwest Oklahoma – you can practice big city medicine without the commute!

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is proud to offer the most advanced emergency services in the region at the Drewry Family Emergency Center. CCMH EMS Services and Survival Flight are on-hand 24/7 and they are dedicated to providing the best acute medical care and transportation to our patients.

The Emergency Department currently sees approximately 55,000 patients per year with 34 emergency care beds and five trauma beds.

Mission:

Our mission is to improve the healthcare of the people and the community we serve by providing excellent emergency medical education.

Vision:

To produce physicians committed to compassionate, holistic, patient-centered care; engaged in community needs and leading transformational health care.

Dr. Bickell

Dr. William Bickell
– Program Director

Emergency Medicine Curriculum

PGY 1  

6 blocks – Emergency Medicine

1 block – OB/GYN

1 block – Cardiology

1 block – Anesthesia

1 block – General Medicine (Hospitalist/Inpatient)

1 block – General Surgery

1 block – Pediatric ER (OU Children’s)

 

PGY 2         

8 blocks – Emergency Medicine

1 block – Ophthalmology

1 block – Cardio Thoracic ICU

1 block – PICU (St. Francis)

1 block – Pediatric ER (OU Children’s)

PGY 3

8 blocks – Emergency Medicine

1 block – Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

1 block – Trauma ICU (OU Medical Center)

1 block – Intensive Care Unit

1 block – Elective

 

Didactics

Didactics are held every Thursday from 6:30am-11:30am. This time is protected from other resident duties in the hospital and attendance is mandatory unless on certain offsite rotations or on vacation.

Didactics typically include lectures from core faculty, case review, procedure and ultrasound teaching, resident lectures, and guest lectures from other specialties.

Affiliations

Comanche County Memorial Hospital Emergency Medicine Residents complete the majority of their training within the hospital. Residents will complete several rotations outside of the hospital at affiliated sites.

Comanche County Memorial Hospital is affiliated with the following locations:

St. Francis Health System – Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Oklahoma University Medical Center – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Trauma

The Children’s Hospital – OU Medicine – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Pediatric Trauma ER

Emergency Medicine Core Faculty

Dr. William Bickell, M.D.

William Bickell, M.D.

Program Director


 
Medical School:

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency:

Brooke Army Medical Center

Dr. Kevin Behm, D.O.

Dave Behm, D.O.

Associate Program Director


Medical School:

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:

Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas – Fort Worth, Chicago Osteopathic Hospital

Dr. Annie Cacy, D.O.

James McClay, D.O.


Medical School:

University of North Texas Health Sciences Center

Residency:
Plaza Medical Center, Integris Southwest Medical Center

Jessica Meador

Jessica Meador, D.O.


 
Medical School:

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:
Comanche County Memorial Hospital
Dr. Annie Cacy, D.O.

William Murry, D.O.

Medical Director


 
Medical School:

Oklahoma State University

 
Residency:

Comanche County Memorial Hospital

Dr. Annie Cacy, D.O.

Robert Suter, D.O.


Medical School:

Des Moines University

Residency:
Brooke Army – Medical Center
Dr. Annie Cacy, D.O.

Rachel Shing, M.D.


Medical School:

Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency:

UCLA Ronald Reagan & Olive View – UCLA Medical Center