Information on Closure of Hahnemann University Hospital

The closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia has broad and significant implications for graduate medical education and health care. ECFMG has focused its efforts on assisting the international physicians in training at Hahnemann under ECFMG J-1 visa sponsorship. The following selected resources may be helpful to Hahnemann's residents and fellows.

ECFMG Statements

ECFMG Case Manager for Residents/Fellows

Hahnemann residents/fellows sponsored by ECFMG in J-1 visa status may contact ECFMG with questions and concerns:

Tracy Wallowicz, Director, EVSP and Compliance: 215-823-2120 or

Ombudsman for Residents/Fellows

Suzanne Koenig, the patient care ombudsman, also has been appointed to oversee the interests of Hahnemann's residents and fellows. To bring issues to the attention of the ombudsman, residents and fellows may contact the following individuals at the law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Bankruptcy Court Filings

ECFMG Commentary to Media

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Information from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

Information from AAMC

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