A Word From Our Program Director
On behalf of the faculty, residents, and administration of the Family Medicine Residency at UPMC Williamsport, we welcome you and encourage you to explore all of the opportunities that our family medicine program has to offer. For over 45 years, our residency has successfully established, and continues to nurture, a positive learning environment that stimulates personal growth and allows for both academic and professional development. We teach the fundamentals of full-spectrum family medicine while enabling our graduates to have the opportunity to provide exceptional patient care in the clinical setting of their choice.
Quality patient care is a high priority at UPMC. Our inpatient units are exceptional. You will learn in our state-of-the-art, all-private-room facility with many new areas including: surgical suites, emergency department, radiology, and a Baby-Friendly certified labor and delivery unit which offer spacious labor suites, Level II nursery, and private postpartum rooms. UPMC is very dedicated to family medicine resident and medical student education. Our education and conference center features a high-tech learning environment where morning report and daily didactic sessions occur. Our outpatient residency office is located in the Health Innovation Center (HIC) which adjoins UPMC Williamsport and offers convenience for residents transferring from hospital to the office setting. Designed with the input of faculty and residents, the residency office suite occupies 16,000 square feet and boasts 23 spacious exam rooms, two osteopathic manipulation rooms and two minor procedure suites, individual resident and student work spaces with library and precepting units, and a large conference room suitable for mini-lectures and hands-on workshops.
We strive to offer our residents the added components they seek in family medicine residency education. Here residents may participate in an area of concentration (AOC) such as obstetrics, sports medicine, geriatrics, international medicine, palliative medicine, and addiction medicine as well as others. We have unique outreach opportunities in underserved populations such as our faculty-run Plain Health (Amish) Program and Prenatal Center. Additionally, we have galvanized our dedication to osteopathic manipulative medicine by achieving Osteopathic Recognition through the ACGME. This designation allows us the ability to offer training to both osteopathic and allopathic residents in manipulative therapy throughout all clinical settings.
If you are looking for the opportunity to train in a family medicine residency program that provides a well-rounded, nurturing educational experience in a state-of-the-art facility, we invite you to explore what Williamsport has to offer.