The mission of the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education is to provide excellent graduate medical education in an innovative and collaborative spirit in order to deliver high-quality, evidence-based and patient-centered care to the people of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (WCGME) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, fully accredited ACGME/AOA graduate medical education sponsoring institution located in Scranton, PA. WCGME has graduated 163 primary care physicians since its inception, and is dedicated to community-minded and patient-centered graduate medical education in the Northeast PA region.
The Wright Center offers residency programs in internal medicine and fellowships in cardiology, providing care at Regional Hospital of Scranton, Community Medical Center and Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, two regional FQHCs and three ambulatory health centers.
Founded in 1976 as the Scranton-Temple Residency Program in association with Temple University School of Medicine, The Wright Center is a valuable source of primary care physicians in Northeastern Pennsylvania and one of only eleven designated teaching health centers in the nation. The center has obtained Level III Medical Home status with the National Center for Quality Assurance.
The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education is an accredited sponsoring institution for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
The institution is also proud of its significant role in the founding and development of The Commonwealth Medical College, and our ongoing, mutually beneficial relationship.