Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital is a sophisticated, regional, tertiary care center That receives many complex referrals.  Its location in northeastern Pennsylvania is ideal for those interested in practicing in a rural setting, yet its status as an advanced care facility gives fellows access to an extraordinary range of cases. 

Guthrie represents the core values of patient centeredness, teamwork, and excellence. Our fellowship program is committed to these values as we seek to prepare leaders in the field of gastroenterology. The program exists amidst an integrated health care system employing a sophisticated electronic medical record. As a training program within a busy tertiary care hospital, clinical variety is extensive. Our faculty is committed to a personalized, unsurpassed training environment.

Our fellows will be provided with opportunities to develop clinical competence in gastroenterology, including exposure to hepatology, clinical nutrition, gastrointestinal oncology, radiology, and pathology. While this is a subspecialty program, training will emphasize functioning as a well-rounded clinically.

For more information contact the program's coordinator, Tracie Ammerman, at or 570-887-5360.