Residencies + Schools


The Heritage Valley Family Medicine Residency Program at Heritage Valley Beaver was accredited in 1979 and is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. The program emphasizes procedural skills as well as extensive internal medicine and geriatric training. Residents experience the full spectrum of family medicine, including taking care of newborns and managing complicated patients in the intensive care unit.


The Heritage Valley Beaver Podiatric Surgery Residency program is one of the oldest in the country, established in 1988.  In 1993, Heritage Valley Beaver became the sponsor of the Podiatric Surgery Residency Program.  This is a three-year PMSR/RRA residency program approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education.  Each year two residents are accepted into the first year via CASPR/CRIP.  For more information podiatry residency programs available and the selection process, see https://aacpm.org and click on Residencies.


The Heritage Valley Kennedy of Nursing is located at Heritage Valley Kennedy. For nearly 120 years, the Heritage Valley Kennedy School of Nursing has welcomed future Registered Nurses through our halls, ensuring they received the training necessary to be successful in their chosen field. The class size in the School of Nursing is kept small so that each individual student receives the care and attention they require to succeed. Many of our students go on to work at Heritage Valley hospitals and in other local communities. The School of Nursing is linked with California University of Pennsylvania. Many students go on to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.


The Heritage Valley Kennedy School of Radiography is located at Heritage Valley Kennedy. The School is proud to partner with La Roche University for our 24-month Radiologic Technology Program. This successful program celebrated its 50th commencement in August of 2015. This is a competitive program that only accepts nine students each year. Upon graduation, each student is granted both a certificate in Radiologic Technology from the Heritage Valley Kennedy School of Radiography and an Associate Degree in Science with a concentration in Radiologic Technology from La Roche University.