As a physician at UPMC Susquehanna, you will have access to the best technology available to test, diagnose and treat your patients, the support of excellent advanced practice providers and benefit from the stimulation of a robust residency program and nearby medical college. Our Medical Group includes more than 167 physicians and more than 100 mid-level providers in both primary care and specialty physician services. A recent focus has been the implementation of the patient-centered medical home remodel of care to provide comprehensive oversight and best meet the needs of our patients.
As the largest employer in the region, we have a team of over 4,000 skilled, dedicated, committed and compassionate employees who play an integral role in helping us care for those in need. An environment of teamwork, collaboration, and open communication allows us to achieve great accomplishments and provide a workplace where our employees feel truly valued. This sense of value transcends all we do, making those who come to us for care feel this tremendous sense of value as well.
Committed to excellence and continuous innovation with the rigor and resources of a major metropolitan center, UPMC Susquehanna maintains the feel of a small, close-knit medical community in a region that is as welcoming as it is beautiful.
A mecca for fine food, outdoor activities, and the arts, we are located in the heart of the central PA mountains. The benefits of the big city meet small-town family values merges to create a place we can only describe as "home-sweet-home." At the heart of Lycoming County is Williamsport, which was recently described as undergoing an "absolute metamorphosis."
Williamsport has been nationally recognized for its affordable, quality housing. In 2014, Area Development Magazine ranked Williamsport as the 29th Leading Location among small cities, 10th on overall Economic Strength among small cities and 8th Best Recession Busting small city in America.
Whether you are interested in renting an apartment or buying a house, your monthly payments will be significantly less here than in most metropolitan areas. In addition, there are housing options to suit all tastes. You may wish to choose a pleasant, safe neighborhood near the hospital, to live in one of the suburban townships, or to select a more rural setting within a reasonable drive from work.
Williamsport combines big-city living with the small town values of family, safety, education and an active lifestyle. We're deeply rooted in our history, as you can see in our charming downtown shops and homes. Our community is constantly hosting events to celebrate our diversity and role in the arts scene. Our amenities are sure to entertain, from our very own symphony orchestra to our 1928 vintage theatre.
Public parks and swimming pools, public and private fitness clubs, racquetball and tennis clubs, as well as a 45-hole golf course, are just some of the recreational opportunities that Williamsport has to offer. In addition, this area has long been famous as a hunting, fishing, hiking and winter sports mecca. Excellent skiing facilities are available in the immediate vicinity and in the readily accessible Pocono Mountains. Nationally known canoe and kayak races are held locally and the Susquehanna River hosts recreational boating and the popular Hiawatha Riverboat excursions. Here, active lifestyles enjoy everything from soccer and baseball leagues to dance classes, skiing, kayaking, boating and fishing in addition to public parks and swimming pools. Winter weather doesn't require hibernating, the outdoors call you with cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
So, if you're looking for a place to practice medicine and still make it to soccer games, ballet recitals, and family dinners, you've found the right place.