Penn State Health St. Joseph Family and Community Medicine Residency Program strives to provide excellent education in training family physicians to provide comprehensive, compassionate, coordinated and continuous high quality patient-centered care to the community served by our program, regardless of background or resources. Our care utilizes evidence-based medicine, with an emphasis on patient safety, health maintenance and disease prevention, to support the health of our greater community. We foster lifelong learning and scholarly activity in a supportive, family-oriented environment, promoting work-life balance.
The Family and Community Medicine Residents and Faculty participated in an off-site Residency Wellness Retreat on January 29, 2020. Activities included the 8 dimensions of Wellness: financial, spiritual, emotional, social, environmental, physical, occupational and intellectual.
PGY1 Hannah Velez, DO and PGY2 Varun Malik, DO lead an activity at Penn State University Berks Campus titled, “Know Thyself.”
Family and Community Medicine Residents David Chen, DO; Chinwendu Opara, DO; Ayodeji Delano, DO; and Brittany Williams, DO compare results of a personality test designed to gain a better understanding of working and learning styles.
In the afternoon, the group assembled at a local recreational facility for some good-natured competition and team building activities.