Hospitalist Leadership Fellowship - Wilkes Barre, PA

Wilkes Barre, PA
Feb 06, 2018
Position Type

Geisinger Health System (GHS) is seeking candidates for a unique, non-traditional fellowship opportunity.  The Leadership in Hospital Medicine Fellowship is a one year program that offers physician the training and experience in the skills needed to succeed as a department, medical staff or institutional leader for inpatient medicine.  


Throughout the year the fellow will split time working as a clinical hospitalist (13 weeks) at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, taking online courses through the American Association for Physician Leaders (, attending higher level administrative meetings, and completing several quality improvement projects.  This program is designed to give future physician leaders exposure to the non-clinical side of inpatient management. The fellow will gain experience as a hospitalist in our fully-integrated nationally recognized healthcare system. 


The program includes courses offered by the American Association for Physician Leaders and these credits can be used towards achieving your MBA, MMM, or MS-HQSM.  This structured practical curriculum gives a strong foundation in the fundamentals of healthcare leadership.

The fellow will work directly with administrative and clinical physician mentors to develop the broad skill set necessary to successfully lead within a hospital system.

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate will have completed an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and have an expressed interest in leadership.  Physicians who have completed a chief resident year are encouraged to apply, as are those who are experienced medicine attendings seeking to understand and enhance their leadership skills for career development.  

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV), located in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is an acute care hospital that is licensed for 243 beds, and houses the only Level II Trauma center in LuzerneCounty. The campus includes the Frank M. and DorotheaHenryCancerCenter, The Richard and MarionPearsallHeartHospital, the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit, a transplant program and the Brain & Spine Tumor Institute. Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre is GWV’s ambulatory campus.

Geisinger fosters an atmosphere of clinical excellence while offering the best of life in small-town America-good schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The surrounding natural beauty provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, canoeing, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with NewYork, Baltimore, Philadelphia or Washington DC just an afternoon’s drive away.

About Geisinger

Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit, or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter and Facebook.


To apply please contact: Diane Brodginski at 570-814-3248 or

**Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.