Did You Know....

  • Reading Hospital is a 700+ bed community hospital featuring the busiest emergency department in Pennsylvania, the 9th busiest in the USA!
  • Allopathic/Osteopathic Dual Accreditation and ACGME Osteopathic Recognition.
  • 24 residents total, 8 residents per year.
  • 100 percent ABFM Board pass rate.
  • Free food 24-7-365 from high-quality cafeterias on campus including Starbucks. Hand-rolled sushi done in front of you!
  • Evidence Informed Decision Making Gold Certification Program focusing on the clinical application of Evidence Based Medicine and Information Mastery.
  • Dynamed, Up To Date, Visual DX, 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.
  • Unopposed! Terrific, collegial relationships with other residencies allows sharing of resources.  No shortage of patients!  No competition for procedures.  Annual kickball competition with our OB/GYN residency friends.
  • 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, psychology interns, addiction medicine fellows, diabetic education, and an Opioid Management Clinic!
  • An Addiction Medicine Fellowship is fully accredited and co-managed by the Family Medicine Residency 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.
  • Population Medicine and Primary Care Research for high risk populations.
  • 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 6 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 D.C., New Jersey beaches, etc.