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Study with the best

With a medical staff of more than 300 physicians, a state-of-the-art trauma center, and a 40-bed ICU, Freeman serves as a tertiary referral center for northeast Oklahoma, southeast Kansas, and northwest Arkansas, as well as southwest Missouri.

  • 5-year program
  • Designed to develop residents' diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in otology, nose and paranasal sinuses, head and neck, and orofacial plastic surgery
  • Educational opportunities, including clinical conferences; temporal bone laboratory located on-site at Freeman; as well as out-rotations including gross anatomy laboratory experience at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; basic science courses at the University of Iowa; and a course at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • High-volume setting providing significant hands-on experience coupled with an equally strong academic program
  • Outstanding faculty committed to teaching future physicians
  • Number of Positions: 8
  • Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary and benefit program

  • Program year 1: $43,000
  • Program year 2: $44,000
  • Program year 3: $45,000
  • Program year 4: $46,000
  • Program year 5: $47,000
  • Educational stipend
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Paid professional fees including college memberships, Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons, and training licensure fees
How to Apply
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) applications accepted August 15-November 15.
  • Interviews take place October-December.
  • Residents matched in February.
  • Apply here or contact your college of osteopathic medicine clinical education office.
  • Download rotation application.


April Pippins, Residency Program Coordinator

Larry McIntire, DO, ENT Program Director

Freeman Graduate Medical Education
1102 W. 32nd St.
Joplin, MO 64804
417.347.3775 (fax)