Graduate Medical Education

Top 10 List

Family Medicine

The top 10 reasons why you need to choose the St. Luke’s Hospital – Warren Campus Family Medicine Residency Program.

  1. You'll actually take care of your own patients!
    At a single residency program in a community hospital, our residents are given responsibility to take the lead in patient care.
  2. You'll be part of the nation's first dually-accredited program!
    Since 1980, Warren has been training both allopathic and osteopathic physicians. We were the first program accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. (ACGME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
  3. There will actually be time dedicated to your education!
    There are educational seminars every morning and full-afternoon conferences once a week covering a wide variety of topics. In addition, our diverse faculty uses various techniques to teach and to assess your competency.
  4. Your education will be transportable!
    Your training will take place in an underserved urban/suburban environment with incredible diversity and pathology. This has enabled our graduates to easily practice in a variety of settings or to pursue fellowships.
  5. You will actually deliver babies!
    While this may be a novel idea to some Mid-Atlantic family medicine residency programs, our residents do obtain real hands-on experience in obstetrics.
  6. You'll work in a vibrant community!
    The beautiful Lehigh Valley region includes Phillipsburg, NJ (our home) as well as Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, right across the river in Pennsylvania. This metropolitan area offers big city amenities without the big city annoyances. Our location is close to the Pocono Mountains, New York City and Philadelphia.
  7. You'll work in a friendly environment!
    Our state-of-the-art primary care center and our intimate, 214-bed community hospital two blocks down the street are filled with caring, compassionate people dedicated to serving their community and to educating young physicians.
  8. The night float call system and the predictive block scheduling system promote healthy work hours
    We have a unique night float call system that allows for fair and reasonable work hours. The night float team functions as a unit. The entire system protects education for all rotations and the predictive block schedule after unique night float call system.
  9. Specialists really enjoy teaching you!
    In addition to the fine faculty of the residency program, St. Luke’s Hospital – Warren Campus has a medical staff of family physicians and specialty colleagues dedicated to teaching family medicine residents. This staff participates in lectures and rotations, both at our hospital and at outpatient practices. There is a rich interaction between residents and attending physicians.
  10. You'll be in an active, academic learning environment!
    We are part of a stimulating community that promotes continuing education. Our residency is part of the Rutgers Network of Affiliated Family Medicine Residencies that collaborate on educational projects. We also are affiliated with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Drexel University College of Medicine and Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. We host medical students from these and other medical schools for various rotatations.