Geisinger Medical Group is a fully integrated health services organization dedicated to health care, education, research and clinical trial services that has an office in Philipsburg, Pa. Established in 1915, the system serves central and northeastern Pennsylvania. It conducts courses for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, imaging technologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dietitians, athletic trainers, counselors, psychologists and occupational therapists. Its research on ways to improve patient care focuses on the effectiveness of treatments and health services, descriptive epidemiology and disease etiology, health services and health economics, behavioral health in primary care and clinical genomics. Its services cover various specialties, including allergy, audiology, cardiology, oncology, critical care, dermatology, otorhinolaryngology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, gastroenterology and internal medicine. In addition, it also covers other specialties, such as nephrology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pediatrics, psychiatry, rheumatology, surgery and urology.