Guthrie Campus (Sayre)
Where specialty care meets small town life.
Guthrie Campus (Sayre)
Guthrie is one of the nation's first multispecialty group practices. Today more than 220 specialty physicians and providers practice in Guthrie's large multispecialty Sayre facility, which serves as a major regional specialty care referral center.
Guthrie is the sponsoring institution for ACGME accredited residencies in:
- Emergency medicine
- Family medicine
- Internal medicine
- Orthopedic surgery
- General surgery
As well as fellowships in:
- Pulmonary disease
- Critical care
This 288-bed tertiary care center offers a wide variety of multispecialty services, including:
- Cancer care
- Cardiac care
- Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
- Trauma care at a Level II trauma center
- Wound care
At Guthrie Campus, you’ll have access to a primary stroke center and Guthrie Air.
You’ll also be able to rotate at these Guthrie sites:
Guthrie Campus offers clinical sites in Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier and in neighboring upstate New York. Sayre is nestled in Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains region, one that more than 180,000 people call home. Take in breathtaking mountain views, enjoy a variety of outdoor activities or soak up the region’s history. You’ll enjoy quaint towns dotted with bed-and breakfasts, state and national parks and surprising amenities like the historic French Azilum. You won’t want to miss Cherry Springs State Park, where visitors come from across the globe to experience the Dark Skies phenomenon where the lack of urban light offers visitors an astonishing view of the galaxy.
Check out the local happenings here:
The Department of Student Affairs is here to support your academic, professional and personal growth. You’ll have access to a variety of resources, student clubs and organizations and cultural activities, all aimed at promoting student engagement. The department also helps with career advising and planning.
A variety of student housing is also available.
Student health and wellness
Geisinger Commonwealth's Student Health Services (SHS) supports your educational experience and minimizes health-related barriers to learning with high-quality health services and health education. Find Guthrie campus-specific services.
You’ll also have free access to TimelyCare — a telehealth program that provides access to free, 24/7/365 medical and mental virtual health care from anywhere in the United States.
The Donald Guthrie Foundation has oversight responsibility for all student research activities. Its vision is to increase institutional visibility and patient care through research and education. While placed at the Guthrie campus, you can do research here or with the Medical Research Honors Program (MRHP).
Address and parking info
The Guthrie Campus is located at Robert Packer Hospital, One Guthrie Square in Sayre, PA.
Guthrie Campus team
The following core team of educators manage clinical rotations throughout phases 2 and 3 of the total health curriculum at each regional campus:
- Philip Heavner, MD
Regional clerkship director, pediatrics
Assistant professor of pediatrics
- Silviu Marica, MD
Regional clerkship director, surgery
Associate professor of surgery
- Donald Phykitt, DO
Regional clerkship director, family medicine
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
- Elizabeth Gordon, DO
Regional clerkship director, OB-GYN
Assistant professor of OB-GYN
- Victor Kolade, MD
Regional clerkship director, medicine
Associate professor of medicine
- Elizabeth Seasock, MD
Regional clerkship director, psychiatry
Assistant professor of psychiatry
- Carlos Lopez, MD
Regional clerkship director, neurology
Clinical assistant professor of neurology