June 12, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jane Weida, MD
Reading Health System, Reading Hospital
Lititiz, PA. — Jane Weida, MD, a family doctor in Lititiz, PA, is among the physicians honored in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Top Doctors list, published in partnership with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Weida is one of 14 physicians at the Reading Hospital to make this year’s list, which is based on peer nominations from doctors across the country.
In addition to her role as a practicing physician, Weida has served as vice president of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Board of Trustees since January 1, 2012. The AAFP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Prior to her appointment as vice president, Weida served as treasurer of the board.
Weida is also on the faculty at the Reading Hospital’s Family Medicine Residency. She is the Medical Director of the Residency’s Family Health Care Center. She is the medical student clerkship director, and she recently developed a global health elective for residents. Additionally, she is a Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine.
Weida served as the 2007-2008 president of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP). She has served as president, vice president, and treasurer of the PAFP Foundation. She currently serves as a delegate from Pennsylvania to the American Academy of Family Physicians Congress of Delegates. She also works with the Pennsylvania Academy of Pediatrics, serving on the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Committee. At Hershey Medical Center, she was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and the Academic Team, and she was a volunteer physician for the Lion Care student-run free clinic for indigent patients in Harrisburg.
Weida is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has the AAFP Degree of Fellow, an earned degree awarded to family physicians for distinguished service and continuing medical education. She received her MD in 1986 from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia.
About the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
The Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Its mission is to advance the values of family medicine by promoting humanitarian, educational, and scientific initiatives that improve the health of all people.