Located in one of Pennsylvania’s largest teaching hospitals with several inpatient facilities and a network of hundreds of primary care and specialist clinicians, our program draws from more than 20 years of innovative residency training grounded in relationship-centered evidence-informed medicine. We recognize the centrality of family, community and continuity of care to the healing practice of the family physician.

Program highlights include:

Innovative educational program

  • Our residency design was based upon leading-edge medical education theory and research. We use situated learning to allow you to learn effectively in the variety of settings in which family medicine is practiced. We allow time for reflection to improve the efficiency of your learning and to help you to develop intrinsic motivation to drive your learning.

Flexible rotation schedule

  • You can customize your education to develop competency and to pursue areas of personal interest within your specialty, completing rotations in both ambulatory and inpatient settings.

Innovative care that prepares you for an everchanging medical environment

  • We recognize that today’s family medicine resident must be prepared for continual change on many levels throughout their future practice. In accordance with adult learning principles, assessment of resident progress through the curriculum is collaborative, resident-centered and fully competency-based.

A community-practice setting

  • You will work with faculty in community-practice settings, allowing you to be fully integrated as a member of your clinic site. Our program’s innovations facilitate the professional development of graduates deeply grounded in family medicine with strong core knowledge and skills in family systems, population health, chronic disease management, office procedures and behavioral and integrative medicine. All of this helps you to become a leader with skills in intraprofessional and interprofessional collaboration, information management, critical thinking, lifelong learning and professional balance.

As a graduate of the LVHN Family Medicine Residency program, you will work in partnership with patients, families and communities to optimize the well-being of people of all ages, genders, abilities and cultural backgrounds in times of health, life transitions and illness. You will be prepared to be active participants and leaders of change at the individual level and within the variety of systems of which you are involved.

We are ACGME accredited with Osteopathic Recognition and accept eight residents per year. About half of our residents are MDs and half are DOs.

Program Director

Veronica Brohm, DO

Associate Program Director

Susan Mathieu, MD

Associate Program Director

Erin Smith, DO

Program Manager

Crystal Walker

Educational Programs Coordinator

Dorothy Jacquez

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If you have questions or would like to learn more about our Family Medicine Residency program, reach out to our Program Manager Crystal Walker via email below.
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