Geisinger Health Systems

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History

The program at Geisinger Medical Center is one of the oldest emergency medicine programs in the country. The curriculum includes a strong association with EMS and residents fly with the HEMS program. The main training campus is located in a rural town making the cost of living very affordable and the area is family friendly.

Leadership

  • Department Chair:
    • Michael Fitzpatrick, MD
  • Program Director:
    • Robert Strony, DO
  • Associate/Assistant Program Director:
    • Robert Cooney, MD, MSMedEd
    • Samuel Slimmer, MD
    • Christopher Wilson, MD
  • Research Director:

Training Locations

Primary Hospital

  • Geisinger Medical Center, Dnaville, PA

Secondary Hospital

  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley
  • Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital
  • Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Curriculum

PGY1

  • EM Orientation - 1 month
  • Pediatric Acute Care - 1 month
  • Pediatric Acute Care - 1 month
  • Pediatric Intensive Care - 1 month
  • Cardiology - 1 month
  • Anesthesia - 1 month
  • Ultrasound / EMS - 1 month
  • Critical Care Medicine - 2 months
  • Obstetrics 1 month

PGY2

  • EM - 7 months
  • Cardiology - 1 month
  • Critical Care Medicine - 1 month
  • Jeopardy / Research - 1 month
  • Pediatric Acute Care - 1 month
  • Trauma - 1 month

PGY3

  • EM - 8 months
  • EM / Research - 1 month
  • EM Community Practice - 1 month
  • Electives - 2 months

Electives

Fellowships

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Christa Gemberling Email: cagemberling@geisinger.edu Phone: +1 570 271 6812

External Links

http://www.geisinger.edu/residencies/emergency

See Also