The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is the health sciences branch of the University of Oklahoma. Located in Oklahoma City, it serves as the primary place of instruction for many of Oklahoma’s health professions. It is one of only four health centers in the United States with seven professional colleges.
The nineteen buildings that make up the OUHSC campus occupies a fifteen block area in Oklahoma City near the Oklahoma State Capitol. Surrounding these buildings are an additional twenty health-related buildings some of which are owned by the University of Oklahoma. The Health Sciences Center is the core of a wider complex known as the Oklahoma Health Center. The major clinical facilities on campus are part of OU Medicine and include the OU Medical Center hospital complex, The Children’s Hospital, OU Physicians and OU Children’s Physicians clinics and the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center. Also part of the major clinical facilities is the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center.
The OU Health Sciences Center is composed of seven health-related colleges located near the state capitol in Oklahoma City. Each of the colleges – Medicine Public Health, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health, and Graduate – contributes its specialized knowledge and expertise to the growing health sciences hub in central Oklahoma.