Geisinger Medical Center


Geisinger is an integrated health system providing our patients and members with the best care available. 

As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves millions of residents throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We perform cutting-edge research in the areas of genetics and precision medicine, which are helping Geisinger advance clinical knowledge and bring promising treatments to the forefront.

We employ tens of thousands of individuals throughout our system of hospitals, research centers, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and Geisinger Health Plan.

In all, Geisinger leverages an estimated $10.5 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies and has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service.

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Include excipient lung disease (ELD) in the differential diagnosis when evaluating and treating a patient with a history of intravenous drug use presenting with respiratory failure and typical finding
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Resident-driven, extracurricular topical discussions can improve and support resident wellness in an emergency medicine (EM) residency. Geisinger Medical Center has developed an innovative, collaborat
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A small, but often overlooked group of EM applicants are trainees transitioning from other residency programs. The number of residents who have transferred in to EM from other specialties is on the ri
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Providing palliation and end-of-life care has become an important aspect of emergency medicine; this has become especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comfort measures and terminal extubati
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Pre-hospital groups like ski patrol provide a great opportunity for EM residents to lead cross-educational training days - while becoming more prepared themselves.
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Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) can often be first diagnosed and recognized in an ED setting, both as a primary and incidental finding. Let's review a typical presentation and the unique pathology and s
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Ventilator alarms can be the first sign of an acute process and should be addressed immediately. It’s important to understand basic troubleshooting and move beyond DOPES when managing vent alarms.
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The advent of antibiotics turned Lemierre's Syndrome into "the forgotten disease." But this easily misdiagnosed condition can potentially be fatal.
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Back in the good ol' days, it was said you can never go wrong with spending money on your education. And then came student loan debt... Have things ever been worse? Can they get better?