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Addiction Medicine Fellowship at UPMC in Central Pa.

The UPMC Medical Education Harrisburg Addiction Medicine Fellowship is a 12 month ACGME program in Harrisburg, Pa.  The program is committed to providing its fellows with an enriching academic and clinical learning experience with the ultimate goal of developing physicians who lead in providing care to patients with substance use disorders. The fellow will learn to work as an effective member of a healthcare team, in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. Faculty members will teach the fellow how to service both the immediate and unique needs of the diverse community.  Following successful completion, the fellow may sit for ABMS-level certification.

Program Requirements

  • Eligibility for Pennsylvania licensure. 
  • Eligibility for Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) licensure. 
  • ACLS/BLS certified. 
  • Board-certified or board-eligible in a primary medical specialty that is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Application Information

  • One 12 month fellowship position is offered through the application process in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service).
  • UPMC ME Harrisburg participates in the MATCH through NRMP (National Resident Matching Program). Learn more about the matching process. 


Resident & Fellow Salary and Benefits.


Fellows will train at a variety of locations in Central PA, to include:


Greg Swartzentruber, MD
Fellowship Program Director
Emergency Room Physician, UPMC
Addiction Medicine Physician/Medical Director, UPMC Pinnacle Center for Addiction Recovery

Mitchell West, DO
Fellowship Associate Program Director
Inpatient Addiction Consult Services

Amanda Jernigan, LCSW
Corporate Outpatient Director, Gaudenzia

Jordan Klein, MD
Medical Director, UPMC Carlisle Rehab
Associate Medical Director, Encompass Health
Director, Premier Medical Rehab

Need more information?

Kim Miller
UPMC in Central Pa. 
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 717-231-8429

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