Greetings from the Designated Institutional Official (DIO)

Jean F. Miner, MD, MHA, MMEL, FACSWelcome to The Guthrie Clinic’s Department of Graduate Medical Education.  We are delighted you are considering our institution for your residency/fellowship training. Educating the next generation of caregivers has been a focal point for the Guthrie Clinic for over a hundred years and we are continuing to expand the offering of programs here.  Regardless of your future career goals, whether to be a community caregiver, a cutting-edge researcher, a healthcare leader, or future educator yourself, we will provide you the tools to develop a strong foundation to ensure success whatever your path.  

With over 130 residents and fellows representing 11 ACGME-accredited programs and our pharmacy residency, we are committed to the patients and community we serve.  If you are a prospective resident or fellow or have already trusted us with your training, please explore our site to learn more about our programs, and commitment to excellence in your education.  Our Department of GME is here to support you, and the patients we serve through our outstanding training programs, faculty, and clinical learning environments. 

We welcome applicants with the talent and aspiration to excel. We focus on diversity, and providing an educational environment beyond just the practice of medicine, such as patient experience, quality improvement, community service, research, education and leadership.  

As the Designated Institutional Official (DIO), I am honored to lead the various GME programs throughout our system. Our mission is: 

To provide an exceptional training experience for our next generation of caregivers that cultivates their passion for the delivery of high-quality patient-centered care and becoming leaders in healthcare. 

I welcome you to The Guthrie Clinic with its rich tradition in education and invite you to become one of its ongoing success.  

Jean F. Miner, MD, MHA, MMEL, FACS
Designated Institutional Official, The Guthrie Clinic  
Assistant Professor, GCSOM - General Surgery 
(570) 887-3592

Greeting from Associate Vice President Medical Education

“Medical education does not exist to provide students with a way of making a living, but to ensure the health of the community.”
Rudolf Virchow 

Dale H. Johnson II, MS. Ed., C.A.S.Welcome to Guthrie’s Medical Education Department.  Guthrie has a strong tradition of providing medical education which started in 1910 when the School of Nursing was founded.  Guthrie recognizes that education is the foundation of a healthy community.  Our institution provides a diverse patient population, dedicated faculty and preceptors, and excellent clinical departments to support the achievement of your educational goals.  The Medical Education Office at Guthrie now serves a wide variety of learners that includes high school observer/shadowers, allied health students, nurses, and post-graduate physicians and pharmacists.   

Guthrie’s medical education department supports approximately 1,500 students annually as they pursue their educational and training goals.  We have cultivated agreements with over 240 educational affiliates and offer a wide range of observation and clinical experiences for students rotating at Guthrie. 

As the Associate Vice President for Medical Education, I encourage you to explore our website for ways in which our department can help you consider or prepare for a career in healthcare. 

Dale H. Johnson II, MS. Ed., C.A.S.
Associate Vice President, Medical Education  
(570) 887-4447  

Greeting from the Manager of Guthrie Residency and Fellowship Programs 

Nancy PeaseAs the Manager of the Residency and Fellowship Programs, it is a privilege to be a team member of our Graduate Medical Education Department. My position allows me to interact and coach the GME Team, Residents, Fellows, Faculty and Student learners. The position is ideal as it aligns with my background experience in Nursing, combined with a master’s degree in business and ACGME program management.  Whether it is attracting and recruiting applicants, guiding staff members, or experiencing the joy of our highly qualified graduates, every day is a pleasure employed in Graduate Medical Education. My saying is, “we are growing qualified physicians and the leaders of tomorrow.”    

Nancy Pease, MBA
Manager, Medical Education
(570) 887-4437

Greetings from the GME Institutional Coordinator: Valerie Short

Valerie ShortWelcome to The Guthrie Clinic’s Department of Graduate Medical Education. As the GME Institutional Coordinator I have the most rewarding opportunity to follow individuals through their interest in the medical field from High School observerships through the stages of Medical Student, Resident, Fellow then attending staff here at Guthrie. I have the utmost respect and adoration for the folks I encounter in my profession.

My focus is on ensuring an excellent experience for all who transition through our educational programs here at Guthrie. My promise is to make your experience the best experience possible.

In my free time I love to spend time with my own family. I come from a family of 11 siblings and have 4 beautiful children of my own. My biggest reward is spending time with my two amazing and very much-loved grandchildren with whom I love and adore to no end.

Valerie Short
GME Institutional Coordinator
(570) 887-4537

Medical Education Office

Residents at the hospital can participate in a diverse and complex variety of cases, and our teaching model encourages one-on-one training with our expert faculty physicians. 

Guthrie represents the core values of patient centeredness, teamwork, and excellence. Its fellowship program is committed to these values as they seek to prepare leaders in the field of cardiovascular medicine. 

Welcome to the Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital Emergency Medicine Program. Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital is the flagship tertiary care center for the Guthrie health system, which is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

As Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship Program we are committed to providing comprehensive and unique training in all areas of endocrine pathology, clinical experience in diverse patient population, and research opportunities.

Working with our exceptional Family Practice teaching physicians, each of whom has a devoted patient following and are passionate about teaching and encouraging new physicians, will help you to transform your knowledge base into a life of extraordinary patient care.

Our fellows will be provided with opportunities to develop clinical competence in gastroenterology, including exposure to hepatology, clinical nutrition, gastrointestinal oncology, radiology, and pathology. 

The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital General Surgery Residency Program is a comprehensive, five-year program designed to help medical students become competent, board-certified general surgeons who will be prepared to participate in rigorous fellowship programs and enjoy extraordinary careers as surgeons.

The Hematology-Oncology Fellowship at Guthrie is a three-year post-graduate program designed to provide the necessary teaching and skills in all areas of Hematology and Oncology.

The Guthrie Internal Medicine Residency Program is a three-year focused program, where residents are mentored by highly experienced clinicians using the latest in medical technology and simulation.

The Orthopaedic surgery residency program is a comprehensive, five-year program designed to develop outstanding subspecialty and community Orthopaedic surgeons. 

As a pharmacist who has practiced at Guthrie since 2001, the reason I chose Guthrie over other institutions has never disappeared – it’s the family. In the halls, regardless of title, people smile at each other and say hello. 

The Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital offers a comprehensive clinical experience in caring for patients with critical illness, as well as outpatients and inpatients with lung disease.