The Guthrie Clinic Announces New Regional Associate Dean for GCSOM

August 16, 2022

The Guthrie Clinic is pleased to announce that Dr. Burt Cagir has accepted the position of Regional Associate Dean for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM) at Guthrie.

Dr. Cagir completed a surgical residency at NY Medical College affiliated hospitals and fellowship training in colorectal surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He joined Guthrie in 2001.

During his time at Guthrie, Dr. Cagir has served in the capacity of core faculty, Associate Program Director and most currently, as Program Director for Guthrie's General Surgery Residency. He has also served as the Executive Director of the Donald Guthrie Foundation since January 2020 and will continue in that role moving forward. He will remain as Program Director over the upcoming months while a search for this position is conducted.

The Guthrie Clinic is a non-profit multispecialty health system that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Located in Sayre, Pennsylvania, The Guthrie Clinic is one of the nation’s longest established group practices, founded in 1910 by Dr. Donald Guthrie with a vision of providing patient-centered care through a clinically-integrated network of employed providers. It is an industry leader in the use of technology and electronic medical record to provide high-quality care. Among The Guthrie Clinic’s 6,500 caregivers are more than 700 physicians and advanced practice providers, representing the spectrum of medical specialties and sub-specialties. The Guthrie Clinic is a five hospital system with a large network of outpatient facilities that spans nearly 9,000 square miles in Pennsylvania and upstate New York. It is dedicated to training the next generation of health care leaders, offering seven residencies and three fellowships.

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