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Program Highlights

  • Outstanding academic training in a supportive community environment.
  • Strong community outreach and service.
  • Wonderfully diverse patient population, including a large underserved population.
  • State-of-the-art hospital with a sound financial foundation and a tradition of excellence in medical education.
  • Academic affiliations with Drexel University College of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  • Superb pediatric inpatient training from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) hospitalists, as unopposed residents on Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health's own pediatrics unit.
  • Faculty/residents provide care for patients in seven local geriatric facilities.
  • Access to Geriatrics Fellowship at Abington Hospital.
  • Multiple opportunities for research, publishing and regional presentations.
  • Experienced and diverse faculty.
  • Excellent training in women's health, including procedures.
  • One of the busiest obstetrical departments in Pennsylvania.
  • Strong sports medicine training, with several graduates placed in Sports Medicine Fellowships in the past seven years.
  • Additional educational stipend.
  • One week and $1,500 for CME conferences each year.
  • Longitudinal electives, such as medical Spanish and community outreach, available in the second and third years of residency.
  • Flexibility and resources to support individual residents' interests.
  • Monthly OMM Clinic.
  • PCMH – Level 3 certification
  • On site social workers
  • On site dietician
  • On site behavioral health employees
  • Access to pharmacy preceptors and presentations
  • Bi-annual Primary Care Update Conference
  • Procedure Clinic
  • Women’s Health Clinic
  • Psych Med Clinic
  • Sports Medicine Clinic