Emergency Medicine Residency

Study in a top-notch trauma center

With a medical staff of more than 300 physicians, 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.

  • 4-year program
  • Takes place in Level II Trauma Center at Freeman West, which handles more than 115,000 visits each year
  • Strong balance of hands-on procedural experience coupled with an equally strong academic program
  • Teaching faculty of experienced emergency medicine professionals committed to teaching future physicians
  • Number of Positions: 12
  • 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
  • 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

Franklin Veer, DO, Emergency Medicine Program Director

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