The mission of the Physician Manpower Training Commission is to enhance medical care in rural and underserved areas of the state by administering residency, internship and scholarship incentive programs that encourage medical and nursing personnel to practice in rural and underserved areas. Further, PMTC is to upgrade the availability of health care services by increasing the number of practicing physicians, nurses and physician assistants in rural and underserved areas of Oklahoma.
PMTC INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVIES
PMTC, as developed under the provisions of the Oklahoma State Statutes, became fully functional as of November 1, 1975. PMTC was originally charged by the legislature to administer three programs:
Subsequently the Oklahoma Legislature has added the responsibility of a Physician Placement Program, Nursing Student Assistance Program, the FP Resident Rural Program, the Physician Community Match Program, the Physician Assistant Scholarship Program, and Physician Loan Repayment. The Commission is guided in all the programs by a sense of stewardship which requires that maximum effort, both individual and organizational, be utilized to increase the number of practicing physicians, nurses and physician assistants in Oklahoma and, particularly, in rural and underserved areas of the state.
PMTC has developed, in accord with legislative intent, five high priority goals:
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| PMTC COMMISSION MEMBERS|
Seven voting Commission Members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, three of whom shall be practicing allopathic physicians and two of whom shall be practicing osteopathic physicians, and said physician members shall be from throughout the state. Terms of office shall be five years in duration.
Commission Members Serving
Twelve nonvoting Ex-officio Members of the PMTC who shall serve in an advisory capacity only.
Ex-Officio Members Serving
PMTC Open Meeting Announcements
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