The READING HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER is a 711-bed non-profit
teaching hospital located in the borough of West Reading , in the US
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 .
* 1 History
* 2 Services
* 3 Graduate medical education
* 4 Accreditation
* 5 Notable people
* 6 References
* 6.1 Further reading
* 7 External links
In 2013, through the
Reach Out and Read initiative, Taylor Swift
donated 2,000 Scholastic books to the
Reading Hospital Child Health
Center's early literacy program.
In the last year with data,
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 operates
a level II trauma center . The hospital is certified as a primary
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
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.
Reading Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the
Joint Commission .
* Edward Goljan, MD – a physician and professor of medicine at
Oklahoma State University , completed his internship and residency in
pathology at Reading Hospital.
* ^ A B C D "
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* ^ About. "About Reading Health System". Reading Health.
* ^ "Taylor Swift, Scholastic donate books to
Regional: Berks - Home". Wfmz.com. January 18, 2013.
* ^ "The Reading Hospital".
Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation.
* ^ "Quality Report: Summary of Quality Information, Reading
Hospital". The Joint Commission.
* ^ A B "Residencies". Reading Health.
* ^ "PCOM/