• Reading Hospital is a 700+ bed community hospital featuring an emergency department that has often been rated as the busiest in Pennsylvania, and one of the busiest in the USA!
  • ACGME Osteopathic Recognition.
  • 24 residents total, 8 residents per year.
  • 100% ABFM Board pass rate.
  • Evidence Informed Decision Making Gold Certification Program focusing on the clinical application of Evidence Based Medicine and Information Mastery.
  • Dynamed, New England Journal of Medicine Knowledge +, and Micromedex among many other clinical and educational resources.
  • Curriculum flexibility optimizes pursuit of special interests like Sports Medicine, Global Health, Medical Informatics, Community Medicine, Women’s Health, Addiction Medicine, Geriatrics, Etc.
  • Terrific, collegial relationships with other residencies allows sharing of resources. No shortage of patients! No competition for procedures.
  • Pluripotent residency graduates who are ready for anything! Recent graduates have pursued interests in outpatient family medicine, hospitalist care, rural practice, urgent care, emergency medicine, and fellowships in palliative care, sports medicine, high risk obstetrics, and public health, among others.
  • NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home recognized since 2010.
  • Transforming Teaching Practices study participant utilizing the “Clinic First” model and the “10+3 Building Blocks Of High Performing Academic Primary Care”.
  • Family Health Care Center features on-site, embedded pharmacy residents, addiction medicine fellows, and an opioid management clinic.
  • An Addiction Medicine Fellowship is fully accredited and co-managed by the Department of Family Medicine and the world-renowned Caron Foundation.
  • Global Health Track with a structured didactic curriculum and international mission trips.
  • Pediatric Training is superior in both outpatient and inpatient areas with guidance from both an enthusiastic pediatric and family medicine faculty. No pediatric residents in the hospital.
  • Community Medicine opportunities including Western Berks Free Clinic, Street Medicine.
  • Population Medicine and Primary Care Research for high risk populations.
  • Scholarly Activity and Community Medicine resident leadership opportunities.
  • Family Medicine Inpatient Service is truly family medicine with simultaneous care for adults, pediatrics, and newborns and with supervision by an experienced family medicine faculty.
  • Osteopathic Focus including a structured OMM clinic several times per month, monthly OMM lectures, quarterly OMM Journal Club, Mock Board Practicals and opportunities for Osteopathic Research.
  • Wellness Program
  • Tower Health established in 2017 expands our Health System to include 7 regional hospitals.
  • Drexel University College of Medicine association with plans for a 4-year medical school campus in Reading.
  • Prime Location with easy access to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington DC, New Jersey beaches, etc.