By Kevin Harvison
Pictured form left, McAlester Lions Club President, Neal Wood, presents a certificate of appreciation to Dr. Ron Tanner at a recent meeting, as Helen Wheeler, McAlester Regional Health Center vice-president of Strategy and Business Development, looks on. Dr. Tanner, the Director of Medical Education and Family Medicine Program Director, spoke to the group about the new MRHC residency program. The program will eventually bring 18 residents to the hospital, nine in family medicine and nine in internal medicine. Currently, MRHC has six residents in in the D.O. family medicine program.