Family Friendly Medical School Survey – Oklahoma
Family friendly survey results.
University of Oklahoma
Date Submitted/Updated: Oct 2001
Number or % male students: 64%
Number or % female students: 36%
Total number of medical students: 589
Average age of students: 24
Number or % of students aged over 25 at time of entry: 24 people approx.
Number or % of students aged over 30 at time of entry: 12 people approx.
Number or % of students aged over 35 at time of entry: 2 people approx.
Number or % of married students: Not asked of student population
Number or % of students with children: Not asked of student population
Number of % of ‘non-traditional’ medical students (using schools definition of such): About 20
Does the school offer on campus family housing? No
Does the school offer campus childcare for medical students? No
Does the school offer a mentoring program for students with children? Yes
What maternity leave options are available to women students? A traditional leave of absence. The “Extended Curriculum”.
Please describe any other options or services available for students with families and/or pregnant or nursing mothers. Various seminars, groups, one-on-one counseling with the OUHSC Counselling Center.
Average number of class hours per day: 6 hours
Average number of patient contact hours each day: Third/Fourth Year – almost all. There is some patient contact in bot the first and second year.
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the first two years (class) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the second two years (clinical) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer any ‘family friendly’ residency opportunities?. If so, please describe. Host Residency Programs at OU will work with individuals on a one-on-one basis. All Residency Programs have maternity leave.
Does the school offer part time or job share residencies? Part-time
Contact email or web address for further information on the school.
The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
P.O. Box 26901
Oklahoma City, OK 73190