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TUSM Postbaccalaureate Program


About Our Program



Students are asked to designate their choice of campus for their medical education. They may choose from Temple University Hospital and affiliates, St. Luke’s University Health Network Regional Campus in Bethlehem, PA, or one of the clinical campuses: Geisinger Health System, in Danville; West Penn Allegheny Health System, in Pittsburgh; or Crozer- Chester Medical Center, in Upland, PA.


Temple University Hospital and Affiliates


For more than 100 years, Temple University Hospital, one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers, has been the major teaching site for Temple University School of Medicine. The 721-bed hospital offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to the surrounding community and highly specialized tertiary services to the entire region. Temple University Hospital employs the latest technology and medical enhancements on its 26-acre Health Science Center campus. Serving as both a tertiary referral center and a primary health provider, Temple University Hospital treats more than 210,000 outpatients and admits more than 24,000 inpatients annually.



St. Luke’s University Health Network


Temple University School of Medicine's regional campus, St. Luke’s University Health Network, is a regional network of hospitals and physicians providing care in eight counties in the scenic Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. St. Luke’s two largest hospital campuses are in Bethlehem and Allentown. The networks includes six hospitals, 1,300 physicians, more than 8,600 employees, and 1,350 volunteers, and is dedicated to quality medical education and compassionate, patient-centered, technologically sophisticated care.



Geisinger Health System


Geisinger Health System serves nearly 3 million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of two hospitals and community practice sites, facilitating population-based management. Geisinger’s research strengths include population medicine, genomic medicine, translational and clinical investigations in cardiology, obesity, oncology and rheumatology, as well as a commitment to creating innovative new models for patient care, patient engagement, and clinical outcomes.



West Penn Allegheny Health System


From their inception, West Penn Allegheny Health System’s hospitals have been the vanguard of patient care, medical research and health sciences education. West Penn Allegheny Health System includes two academic medical centers in Pittsburgh (Allegheny General Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital) and three hospitals offering advanced inpatient care and a spectrum of outpatient services in the suburbs (Forbes Regional Hospital, Canonsburg General Hospital, and Allegheny Valley Hospital).



Crozer Chester Medical Center


Crozer Chester Medical Center, part of the Crozer-Keystone Health System, provides a full spectrum of wellness, prevention, acute care, rehabilitation, and restorative care to the community. Each year Crozer admits more than 22,000 patients, treats 52,000 emergency department patients, completes over 9,500 surgeries and delivers 2,000 babies.