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Affiliated Hospitals and Health Systems Tower Health - Reading Hospital

Reading Hospital - Tower Health - Drexel University College of Medicine Four-Year Regional Campus

Located in West Reading, Pennsylvania

Located in Berks County, Pennsylvania, Reading Hospital is the Magnet Recognized acute care flagship hospital of Tower Health. Reading Hospital is recognized as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country and admired as among the greenest, most wired, efficient and clinically advanced health care organizations. In 2020, Reading Hospital treated more than 116,000 people in its emergency room, delivered more than 3,400 babies, had nearly 34,000 inpatient admissions and provided nearly 462,000 outpatient services. As a hub for technologically advanced medical care, the hospital is also a state leader in surgical volume with more than 12,000 annual procedures. In 2021, Reading Hospital will become a 4-year regional campus of the College of Medicine and will begin training first-year medical students.

  • Regional Medical Campus
  • 714 licensed beds
  • 33,752 Annual Admissions (FY2020)
  • 116,195 Emergency Department Admissions (FY2020)
  • 461,630 Outpatient Visits per year (FY2020)
  • Designated by the PA Department of Human Services as an Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence

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Annie Robel: MD Program Class of 2023

Annie Robel's Tower Health - Reading Hospital Experience

"I loved the environment. It felt like when I walked in, there was just like an understanding among everyone that this is a teaching hospital – it seemed like everyone just got the memo. They were committed to taking the time to teach any learners and they made sure to be welcoming and open to questions. I never felt like I was really annoying someone by asking a question even when things were hectic and people were stressed out, and that was great for me." Read more.


Karen Restifo, MD, JD

Karen Restifo, MD, JD

Regional Vice Dean

 
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