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  • DR. GREGORY H. ENDERS APPOINTED PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF WRIGHT CENTER’S GASTROENTEROLOGY FELLOWSHIP PROG

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    Scranton, Pa. (Sept. 25, 2020) - Dr. Gregory H. Enders, M.D., Ph.D., a  board-certified gastroenterologist with more than 25 years of experience, has been named Program Director for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education’s Gastroenterology Fellowship Program.
    “Dr. Enders has been a valued member of our dedicated core faculty, but we are excited to welcome him to a leadership role. Our doctors benefit from his wealth of knowledge gathered from decades of experience as a physician, and we’re lucky to have him,” said Dr. Jumee Barooah, Designated Institutional Official for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.

    The aim of The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education’s Gastroenterology Fellowship Program is to advance the understanding, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the gastrointestinal and liver organs. Wright Center GI fellows are immersed in health systems throughout Northeast Pennsylvania, including Wright Center for Community Health primary care practices and Moses Taylor and Regional hospitals in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

    A Scranton resident, Dr. Enders earned his doctorate in genetics as well as his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where he also completed the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program. Dr. Enders is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in biology. He completed his residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, and his fellowship training in gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was a clinical and research fellow at Harvard Medical School, where he later served as an instructor.

    A member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association, Dr. Enders previously served as both a medicine and genetics professor at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and taught at Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University. He is a practicing gastroenterologist at Moses Taylor and Regional hospitals and Physicians Health Alliance, all in Scranton.



    ABOUT THE WRIGHT CENTER
    The Wright Center’s mission is to improve the health and welfare of our community through inclusive and responsive health services and the sustainable renewal of an inspired, competent workforce that is privileged to serve. This mission is carried out in two complementary entities: The Wright Center for Community Health (TWCCH) and The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education (TWCGME).
    TWCCH is a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike with a growing network of nine existing community health centers throughout Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wayne counties that provide safety net, comprehensive primary and preventive healthcare, including medical, dental, mental health/substance abuse and Ryan White HIV services, to medically underserved populations regardless of a patient’s ability to pay.
    TWCGME is the largest, national Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Consortium that is dedicated to training compassionate, highly skilled physicians in community immersed clinical learning networks collectively striving to address our nation’s physician shortage and related healthcare access disparities.
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