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Transitional First-Year Residency

Welcome to Crozer Health’s Transitional First-Year Residency Program. We provide a well-rounded clinical and educational experience for new doctors embarking on their postdoctoral training, based at the busy Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pa. Our manageable size, welcoming atmosphere, and diverse patient population combine to make our program distinctive.

Small, Flexible Program Teaches You What You Want to Know

Each year, a class of 14 residents enters our program. The residency features a broad-based curriculum that is flexible enough to meet the needs of residents with diverse future career choices. Highlights of our program include census and admissions caps, a reasonable call schedule, and supportive faculty. All of our attending staff actively participate in medical education and also hold faculty appointments at a large academic medical center. All in all, our Transitional Residency offers a comprehensive clinical experience for first-year residents which leaves them well prepared for the next level of training.

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Contact Us

Christine F. Giesa, D.O., FACOEP-D

Program Director, Transitional Year Residency
Crozer-Chester Medical Center 
Department of Medicine-3 East One Medical Center Boulevard 
Upland, PA 19013-3995

Phone: 610-874-6114

Fax: 610-447-6373


How to Apply

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), which is administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges. AAMC developed ERAS to transmit residency applications, letters of recommendation, dean's letters, transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools to residency directors using the Internet.

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