Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa., offers an excellent environment for students pursuing a residency or fellowship. Our nationally renowned 15-acre facility is located in scenic Northeastern Pennsylvania. Our medical center provides the technological sophistication of a metropolitan hospital with the advantages of a charming rural community. Sayre, Pa. is within driving distance to regional cities such as Corning, Ithaca, and Binghamton, NY, and Scranton and Philadelphia, Pa. and New York City.

Guthrie residents and fellows have the benefits of excellent quality medical training while working with some of the nation’s top subspecialists. Guthrie offers its residents and fellows a unique combination of medical technology, professional expertise and individual attention.

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

MEDICAL EDUCATION VISION: To develop trusted leaders in healthcare that provide exceptional patient -centered care to the communities they serve.


  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • First-In-Class
  • Collaboration
  • Engagement
  • Inclusion

Guthrie’s Administrative Fellowship Program is a two-year post graduate program provided to a recent graduate of an accredited MHA, MBA, or MSN program.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Guthrie’s year long Nurse Residency Program educates and supports newly licensed registered nurses through the transition from student to professional RN. 

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.