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Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences Graduate Named Director, Dean of School

May 21, 2024 - Reading Hospital announced today that Debbie Rahn, EdD, MSN, RN, has been named Executive Director, Dean of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (RHSHS). 

DEI Members Speak at National Webinar for the American Psychiatric Association

May 3, 2024 - On April 8, 2024, the American Psychiatry Association (APA) hosted a national webinar for all incoming international medical graduate (IMG) residents titled, “Post Match: The Transition to Residency for Matched IMGs”.

Medical Residents Find Their Match

April 10, 2024 - Tower Health will welcome a select 108 residents this summer after receiving nearly 16,000 applications. The newest class of residents will join the organization’s 12 ACGME-accredited Residency Programs in July 2024.


Christopher A Butts, DO, Publication Selected as Editors Pick by the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

March 4, 2024 - Congratulations to Christopher Butts, PhD, DO, FACOS, FACS, for his publication selected as Editors Pick, Emergency General Surgery, March Edition of The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.

Reading Hospital Announces Thomas Geng Jr., DO, as Chair, Department of Surgery

February 27, 2024 - Reading Hospital is pleased to announce that, after a comprehensive national search, Thomas Geng Jr., DO, will be named Chair, Department of Surgery, effective February 29. 

New Class of High School Interns Welcomed at Reading Hospital

September 11, 2023 - Reading Hospital has partnered with local high schools for nearly a decade to introduce high school students to the many career paths available in healthcare.

Third Class of Medical Students Welcomed at Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health

August 9, 2023 - The third entering class of Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health’s MD program will follow in the footsteps of their classmates on Thursday, August 10. As part of their orientation, they will paint a mural that, when complete, will be displayed at the corner of North 11th and Richmond Streets in Reading.

Reading Hospital to Host Graduation Celebration for High School Interns

May 24, 2023 - Reading Hospital will recognize 30 high school seniors from across Berks County who have completed the Reading Hospital High School Internship Program at an end-of-year celebration.

Inaugural Class of Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health Transition to Clinical Role at Reading Hospital

May 12, 2023 - The students of the inaugural class of Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCOM) at Tower Health will soon begin the third year of their medical school training.

Reading Hospital - Tower Health to Host Well Known Physician Comedian for Medical Education Event

May 4, 2023 - The Reading Hospital Medical Executive Committee, with support from Reading Hospital Foundation, will be hosting a humorous evening of Continuing Medical Education for physicians with William Flanary, MD., on Tuesday, May 9, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.