Fast Facts

About The Wright Center for Community Health

  • We care for patients using the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model, providing whole-person care that includes medical, behavioral/mental health and oral/dental services, all under one roof.
  • At our growing network of Federally Qualified Health Center Lookalikes throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wayne counties, no patient is turned away for lack of insurance or inability to pay.
  • Our Ryan White HIV/AIDS clinical services cover a seven-county radius, offering a full continuum of care to people living with HIV and AIDS, while also providing preventive care to at-risk patients.
  • We are recognized as one of the state’s leading Opioid Use Disorder Centers of Excellence.
  • We are one of eight sites in the nation to adopt the award-winning Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program developed by the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).
  • We are recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement as an Age-Friendly Health System.
  • Annual Report 2019 - 2020

About The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education

  • We are the nation’s largest Graduate Medical Education Safety-Net Consortium funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.
  • What began in 1976 as the Scranton Temple Residency Program with just six Internal Medicine residents has grown into multi-specialty residency/fellowship programs that train more than 250 physician learners.
  • We offer residency training in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Psychiatry, and fellowship training in Gastroenterology, Geriatrics and Cardiology.
  • We have Family Medicine residency programs at partnering sites across the country, with doctors training in health centers in Washington, D.C., Washington state, Ohio and Arizona.
  • Annual Report 2019 - 2020

Areas of Expertise

Our extensive physician-faculty and board-certified providers can lend evidence- and experience-based clinical expertise and insight into a number of educational and health topics, including:

  • Addiction and Recovery Services through our Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence
  • Infectious Disease Management, including:
    • Cutting-Edge Hepatitis-C Care
    • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Testing, Evaluation, Treatment and Caregiver Support
  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Health Information Exchanges and Interoperability
  • Undergraduate Learning Opportunities, including Hometown Scholars
  • Psychiatry/Psychology for All Ages
  • Comprehensive Primary Care for All Ages