Tower Health hospitals will welcome more than 100 residents this summer after receiving a record number of applicants. The new class joins 12 ACGME-accredited Residency Programs in July 2024.

Nearly 16,000 medical students applied for a select 108 positions available at Phoenixville Hospital, Reading Hospital, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The matched residents are graduates of 64 medical schools located in the United States and internationally.

They will join the following programs:

Phoenixville Hospital

  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry

Reading Hospital

  • Anesthesiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children

  • Pediatrics

“We are excited to welcome another wonderful class of physicians to our team,” said Wei Du, M.D., Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, and Designated Institutional Official at Tower Health. “Once again, we have a diverse class of individuals to serve our communities with significant representation from our local medical school partners.”

A successful match of residents was again achieved under the leadership of Dr. Du. He and his team have worked diligently to highlight the hospitals' award-winning clinical excellence and attract top medical talent to the health system’s premiere programs.

“Receiving a record number of applicants speaks to both the high-quality care and fantastic education offered at Tower Health hospitals,” Tower Health President and CEO, P. Sue Perrotty, said. “I am incredibly proud of our educational programs, and I cannot wait to meet these exceptional residents when they join our team later this year.”


About Tower Health

Tower Health is a regional integrated healthcare system that offers compassionate, high quality, leading edge healthcare and wellness services to communities in Berks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. With approximately 11,500 employees, Tower Health consists of Reading Hospital in West Reading; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, in partnership with Drexel University. Tower Health is strongly committed to academic medicine and training, including multiple residency and fellowship programs, the Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health, and the Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in West Reading. The system also includes Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing; home healthcare provided by Tower Health at Home; TowerDirect ambulance and emergency response; Tower Health Medical Group; Tower Health Providers, our clinically integrated network; and Tower Health Urgent Care facilities across our service area. For more information, visit

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