Allopathic Internal Medicine
Allopathic Internal Medicine residents complete training in the following inpatient, hospital settings:
The Geisinger Community Medical Center is a Level II trauma, full service 172-bed hospital located in Scranton, PA. New hospital ownership by Geisinger Health Systems has presented many incredible opportunities to enhance the educational exposure of our residents, inclusive of an integrated health network for specialty referrals and a fully integrated EPIC EMR system. Roughly 2,100 patients are admitted each academic year to the Wright Center teaching services. (Image above: artist rendering of $91 million capital project)
Moses Taylor Hospital is a 217-bed, acute care hospital accredited by the Joint Commission and committed to providing quality, patient- and community-focused healthcare. In excess of 1,000 patients are admitted each year to our teaching services under the direct supervision of Wright Center full and part-time faculty. The Wright Center’s residents also staff the Intensive Care Unit at Moses Taylor under the supervision of volunteer, critical care certified faculty.
Previously Mercy Health Systems, Regional Hospital of Scranton is an affiliate of Commonwealth Health Systems, a new entity and Wright Center partner within Northeast PA. Regional is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed for 198 beds with a network of more than 400 physicians representing a wide spectrum of specialties, many of whom are key core or voluntary Wright Center faculty. The hospital and health system has been nationally recognized for quality in 12 specialty arenas, including Cardiology and Oncology, as well as General and Orthopedic Surgery.
The Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has greatly enhanced The Wright Center’s educational capacity, offering training opportunities in a medical home patient care aligned team ambulatory clinic and a plethora of (sub)specialties. Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Oncology, Neurology and Cardiology are particularly attractive to Wright Center residents.