Guthrie Names Chief Medical Officer for Robert Packer Hospital
The Guthrie Clinic is pleased to announce that Jon Rittenberger, M.D has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Robert Packer Hospital (RPH).
This CMO role will include medical leadership responsibility for all entities under RPH licensure, which includes the Behavioral Science Unit and Towanda Campus as well as the main hospital campus.
Dr. Rittenberger most recently served as Chief of Emergency Medicine for the Guthrie Clinic. He will continue to serve in the position of Emergency Medicine Residency Director of Research and work clinically in the RPH Emergency Department.
“Dr. Rittenberger is a respected clinician who has demonstrated great ability to lead our RPH Emergency Department,” said Dr, Frederick Bloom, Guthrie Medical Group President. “In his new role as RPH Chief Medical Officer, he will be responsible for quality, safety and patient experience throughout the hospital.”
Dr. Rittenberger attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in Emergency Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine.