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Internal Medicine Residency Program

NHS proudly partners with Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences to train Internal Medicine residents in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. 

Residents that complete their rotations at our facility can expect to be trained to provide quality patient care in the context of rural, family and community health care in both the hospital and ambulatory care settings. 

Nurse Extern Program

NHS offers a Nurse Extern program for nursing students who have completed their 2nd semester of nursing school. This program introduces students to the rural healthcare setting, allows students to experience hands-on practice with nursing interventions and teaches students how to document assessments under the supervision and guidance of a nurse preceptor. 

To learn more about the program and all that it has to offer, contact our Education Department at or at 918-458-2463. 

AHEC Scholars Program

NHS is home to the NE AHEC Scholars.  This is a grant funded program for health professions students interested in supplementing their education.  This program is designed to increase the number of skilled and culturally competent health professions students in rural and underserved areas.  AHEC Scholars will practice interprofessional collaboration to join a well-prepared, diverse, and culturally competent primary care workforce demonstrating ream-based care to improve patient outcomes.  

Education Affliations

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