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Dr. Neal Clemenson Memorial Service

03/31/2018
Michelle Wallace
The Great Plains Family Medicine Residency program is profoundly saddened to share that our Program Director, Dr. Neal Clemenson, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 1.

The Life of a Friend and Coworker Celebrated

01/31/2017
Shonna Soria
Today we celebrate the life and service of our co-worker, Barbara Anspaugh.

Applicant Season

10/12/2016
Dr. Jenna Geohagan, PGY 2
This time of year makes me reminisce on the excitement and accompanying stress that surrounds trying to figure out which program suits your educational, family, and overall life needs. Therefore, I wanted to highlight three of my favorite aspects of the Great Plains Family Medicine Residency Program, so applicants have a better idea of who we are as a residency program.

An Update from the Director

09/14/2015
Neal Clemenson, MD

Integris Metro United Way Campaign - Wacky Bed Races!

09/09/2015
Michelle Wallace
The faculty, residents, and staff at Great Plains came out to support the United Way Wacky Bed Races by entering two teams and they tied for 4th place!!

Integrated behavioral health services

10/21/2014
Grace Wilson PhD
Nationwide, there is a movement towards collaborative medicine and integrated behavioral health services.

Home Where It Belongs...

07/23/2014
Kelly Roberts
June 20, 2014 was a very good day...at least for the Great Plains Family Medicine Residents! The OAFP "Quiz Bowl" Trophy is now solidly at our home clinic for the 2014-15 year, thanks to Drs. Vonfeldt, Wright, Landt and Wheeler.

It's Almost Time!...

06/11/2014
Kelly Roberts
Small changes are appearing around GPFM in anticipation of our incoming resident class.

Another Great Match!

03/28/2014
Neal Clemenson, MD

New Year, Mid-Year

01/10/2014
Terrence Truong, MD
After the blur of a whirlwind of a holiday schedule, GPFM physicians and staff alike reconnect with one another as we resume our work during this first full week of the new year.

Great Plains Family Medicine Residency Program - Faculty and Staff


Tomás P. Owens, MD

Director & Family Physician

Dr. Owens earned his medical degree from the University of Panama' and trained at the University of Oklahoma Family Medicine Residency Program where he was Chief Resident.

He completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, and was on the full-time faculty at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center from 1993 - 1995, where he was distinguished with the Teacher of the Year Award.

Dr. Owens is a Clinical Professor in the Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.  He is also a Clinical Instructor at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine.  He has been the Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Integris Baptist Medical Center since 1999.  Dr. Owens holds Certificates of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Care.  He is a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care.

"Teaching at Great Plains is ideal, allowing me to practice to the full extent of my training and abilities.  The high quality of clinicians and staff make you comfortable being a practitioner, as well as a recipient of health care at this center.  Having two hospitals gives the residents more opportunities after they graduate."

Special Interests: Obstetrics, geriatrics, vasectomy, procedures, and colposcopy  

Career Highlights:  The 2007-2008 President of the Oklahoma Academy of Family Physicians; Board member of Integris Mental Health and the Oklahoma County Medical Society and the 2006-2008 President of the Oklahoma City Clinical Society

Hobbies: Reading, travel, skiing, tennis, music, and attending his children's sports, music, and drama activities; enjoys reading about current events, history, trivia, etymology, and politics

Favorite Quote: "Panta rei - Everything flows." - Heraclitus



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