Altoona Family Physicians Clinical Office
for Patients: 814-889-2701
Altoona Family Physicians Residency
a dynamic, thriving program
central Pennsylvania since 1975. Our goal is to develop competent, caring
family physicians equipped to serve patients in rural, suburban, or urban practice.
We are the only residency program in the hospital. All the learning experiences
of a 350 bed hospital are available to our residents without competition.
8-8-8 residency. 14 full-time faculty.
Our residents have the option to spend several months
to two years experiencing life as a rural physician at our
Williamsburg Office. They graduate confident that, if they choose, they can practice and thrive in a
maintains up-to-date facilities and staffing
while maintaining the atmosphere of a community hospital. The bustle of open heart surgery and the
trauma center do not overshadow the intimacy of the maternity center and the inpatient palliative care
Doctors of allopathic medicine (MDs) and osteopathic medicine
(DOs) work side by side in a dually
accredited, collaborative program. Traditional
rotating internship offered.
Our inpatient family medicine experience
offers broad-based and personalized training as part of a close-knit team.
A night-float system for all three years removes fatigue as a barrier to
Strong in rural medicine, inpatient family
medicine, obstetrical training and women's health. Our residents learn by
doing, not watching.
NCQA certified, Level 3, Patient-centered
International/global health electives are
encouraged - Away electives are also supported.
Individually designed tracks are available in many areas.
Focus on physician wellness including
membership in a health club and "Wellness Wednesdays"
Excellent salary and benefits. Meal
allowance. Residents receive laptops.
We have an excellent, diverse faculty, dynamic leadership and a spirit of
Located in scenic Blair County in Central Pennsylvania, Altoona is
2 hours from
Pittsburgh, 3 hours from Baltimore and Washington, 40 minutes from State
Sponsored by UPMC, a private, non-profit hospital
ACGME accredited. AOA accredited - Rotating Internship
and Family Practice Residency.
We are affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine OPTI
Our mission is to provide an excellent,
comprehensive education in family medicine
in an open, honest environment that encourages professional growth and quality