In 2018, Dr. Burke led the effort to attain program accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). He is dedicated to preserving the program’s osteopathic core and empowering residents to lead clinical and educational initiatives. In prospective residents, he looks for candidates “with qualities such as empathy, determination and humility who will grow up to become the next leaders and pioneers in the field of medicine.” In recognition of his excellence in teaching, Dr. Burke received the 2018 Faculty of the Year Award.
Dr. Burke also works at The Wright Center for Community Health Mid Valley Practice, where he encourages patients to take an active role in their own wellness. In addition, he serves as clinical assistant professor of medicine at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) and as a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists.
Dr. Burke resides in his hometown of Archbald. “I am deeply invested in the population and couldn’t think of a better community to serve,” he says. Dr. Burke and his wife Denise are the proud parents of four and grandparents of three.