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The READING HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER is a 711-bed non-profit teaching hospital located in the borough of West Reading , in the US state of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
. The hospital was established in 1867 and is a part of Reading Health System. The hospital operates several residency training programs for newly graduated physicians (MD , DO and DPM), which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education . The internal medicine residency is also accredited by the American Osteopathic Association .

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Services * 3 Graduate medical education * 4 Accreditation * 5 Notable people

* 6 References

* 6.1 Further reading

* 7 External links

HISTORY

In 2013, through the Reach Out and Read initiative, Taylor Swift donated 2,000 Scholastic books to the Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
Child Health Center's early literacy program.

SERVICES

In the last year with data, Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
had 30,285 admissions and 121,906 emergency room visits. The hospital also performed 9,072 inpatient and 10,916 outpatient surgeries. Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
operates a level II trauma center . The hospital is certified as a primary stroke center.

GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION

Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
operates a number of residency training programs for newly graduated physicians . Programs include Family Medicine , Internal Medicine , OB/GYN , Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and a Transitional Year. All programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The internal medicine program is also dually accredited by the American Osteopathic Association . There is also a residency programs for pharmacists.

ACCREDITATION

Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Joint Commission .

NOTABLE PEOPLE

* Edward Goljan, MD – a physician and professor of medicine at Oklahoma State University , completed his internship and residency in pathology at Reading Hospital.

REFERENCES

* ^ A B C D " Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
and Medical Center". US News & World Report. * ^ "AirNavL 9PS5 - Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
Heliport". Retrieved 9 July 2017. * ^ About. "About Reading Health System". Reading Health. * ^ "Taylor Swift, Scholastic donate books to Reading Hospital
Reading Hospital
Regional: Berks - Home". Wfmz.com. January 18, 2013. * ^ "The Reading Hospital". Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Trauma Systems Foundation.

* ^ "Quality Report: Summary of Quality Information, Reading Hospital". The Joint Commission. * ^ A B "Residencies". Reading Health. * ^ "PCOM/