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 and the Physician Assistant Scholarship Program. 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.
Name of Commission Member
|Layne Subera, D.O., Chairman||Skiatook||June 5, 2015|
|Pamela Spanbauer, RN, BSN, MEd, Vice-Chair||Oklahoma City||June 5, 2016|
|Harold Z. DeLaughter, D.O.||
|June 5, 2016|
|Martin Hayes, M.D.||McAlester||June 5, 2015|
|Ted Haynes||Tulsa||June 5, 2018|
|Joe L. Leverett, M.D.||Altus||June 5, 2018|
|Michael R. Talley, M.D.||Okeene||June 5, 2015|
Twelve nonvoting Ex-officio Members of the PMTC who shall serve in an advisory capacity only and include the following or their designees:
PMTC Open Meeting Announcements
Please contact the PMTC office if you have questions concerning the below meeting(s).
Commission Meeting: April 24, 2014
Norman, OK - 9:30 AM, Embassy Suites
The PMTC office is located in the One Western Plaza Building, 5500 North Western Avenue, Suite 201, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73118. Office hours are from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. Phone number (405) 843-5667; Fax number (405) 843-5792; Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
James R. Bishop, Executive Director
Terrie Hardin, Executive Secretary
Physician Incentive Programs
Charlotte K. Jiles, Deputy Executive Director
Janie S. Thompson, Program Coordinator
Nursing Incentive Programs
Michelle Cecil, Nursing Scholarship Administrator
Vicki Glenn, Secretary
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