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About us

Geisinger Health System (GHS), serving more than three million people in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, has been nationally recognized for innovative practices in quality, delivery models such as ProvenCare®, and use of an award-winning electronic medical record, EPIC®. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy.
Geisinger Medical Center has twice achieved American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition® and maintains the region’s only Level 1 Regional Trauma Center, providing our residents a broad medical and surgical experience.

We continue to grow
The Geisinger Internal Medicine Residency Program was started back in 1955 with only one resident. We are a dually accredited (ACGME and AOA) three-year program that has grown exponentially since its inception, now comprising 54 residents total, with 18 residents per year. In addition to our residency’s growth, we have expanded our subspecialty fellowship programs as well, currently offering cardiology, critical care medicine (CCM), pulmonary/CCM, gastroenterology, nephrology, rheumatology, hospice & palliative medicine, and clinical informatics. In addition, advanced fellowships in interventional cardiology and advanced endoscopy are also available.

Program highlights

  • Residency curriculum designed to give house staff a strong foundation in general internal medicine outpatient, inpatient, and intensive care, as well as significant experiences in all the subspecialties of medicine
  • Didactic curriculum to include both intern and upper level morning report with an emphasis on clinical reasoning, and several specialty conferences to enhance interactive learning
  • 24-hour ancillary support, freeing physicians from routine tasks, including phlebotomy, IV, radiology and patient transport
  • Robust electronic medical record in place for nearly 20 years and used in all aspects of clinical care, including data review, order entry, and all charting
  • Access to data on providers’ adherence to evidence-based guidelines, as well as opportunity to use the data for research purposes
  • Internal funding support for research activities, including reimbursement for accepted presentations
  • Osteopathic recognition track
  • Clinician educator track, with potential to obtain a Masters in Medical Education for selected candidate