WellSpan Medical Education

About Your Stay

Office of Medical Education

Michael Bohrn, M.D., Director, Medical Education
David J. Emrhein, M.A., M.Ed., Administrative Director, Medical Education
Lynn Hawk, Medical Education Coordinator - CME
Julie Unger, Medical Education Coordinator - GME
Alexandra Zeigler, Medical Education Coordinator - UME and Visiting Resident

WellSpan Health
Department of Medical Education
1001 S. George St., 1st Floor
York, Pennsylvania 17405
Phone: 717-851-2753
Fax: 717-851-2826

Identification Badge

A WellSpan Health ID badge is needed to gain access to certain areas, must be displayed at all times and returned at the end of your rotation. Instructions on how to obtain a WellSpan Health ID badge will be included in a confirmation letter.

Initial Orientation Session

WellSpan York Hospital Students must report to the Office of Medical Education at 10 a.m. on the first day of your rotation for a REQUIRED initial orientation. Directions will be included in a confirmation letter (email).  WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital students will receive directions on where and when to report for orientation.


Free parking is available in several locations. Further instructions on where you are allowed to park will be given to you at your initial orientation with Medical Education at WellSpan York Hospital, or with Family Medicine at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.

Housing - South Hall Dormitory - WellSpan York Hospital

If you need a room, please specify what type of room on your Rotation Request Form: Housing Needed (living on campus) or Call Room Needed (living off campus).  Housing is a request, not a guarantee.  If housing is unavailable and the requested rotation takes call, student will have access to the gender specific on-call/post-call room only. 

  • Each room has two beds, chairs, desks and bureaus. You will have a roommate for a portion of or your entire rotation.
  • Gender specific call rooms have four beds, chairs and desks.
  • The dormitory has a lounge area on the first floor with a television, sofas, etc.
  • A new exercise and weight training area (shared with hospital medical staff) has recently been added
  • A meditation room has recently been added
  • There are three rooms with PCs and printers.
  • There is a kitchen area (microwave, refrigerator, no stove).
  • Laundry facilities are available in the dormitory on the second and third floors.
  • The lavatory is a dormitory-type with several toilets and showers in a common area.

    Linens: Clean linens will be provided on an exchange basis. Towels and washcloths are provided in the lavatory.

    Housekeeping: The bathrooms are cleaned daily if it is possible for the housekeeper to do this without moving personal items.

    Trash/Recycling: Trash cans are emptied daily. They are located in each room and in the lounge areas. The lounge area has an aluminum can recycle bin.

    Housing Sign-in: Room keys, including on-call/post-call keys, will be available the night before orientation and may be picked up at the Security Operations Center. Security Operation is accessible 24 hours a day. South Hall dormitory keys must be returned at the end of your rotation.


Pagers are issued by the Medical Education Office. New batteries may be obtained from the Medical Education Office or the Security Operations Center. Pagers must be returned at the completion of the rotation. Students are financially responsible for pagers issued to them. The replacement charge for lost beepers is $125.

Influenza Vaccinations

All rotators at WellSpan Health locations must receive a current influenza vaccination if the rotation includes any portion of the dates of October 1 to March 31. Verification must be received by Medical Education or your rotation Coordinator prior to arrival on campus. Medical exemption and religious exemption requests are reviewed. Please plan accordingly.

Food Services

While on rotation, WellSpan has a variety of venues to choose from. No free food is offered.

Hoover Medical Library - WellSpan York Hospital

Krohn Memorial Library - WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Medical Librarian: Georgeanna Ledgerwood, MLIS.  Email: gledgerwood@wellspan.org 

Medical Library - WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital

  • Medical Librarian: Claudia Schuchardt-Peet, MLIS.  Email: cschuchardt-peet@wellspan.org

A medical librarian is available Monday through Friday during usual business hours.

Computer Access

There are PCs located in South Hall Dormitory, Hoover Medical Library, Reference Room and other locations throughout WellSpan York Hospital. WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital and WellSpan York Hospital have free public WiFi access.

Recreation/Health Club/Exercise Facilities - WellSpan York Hospital

An excercise and weight training area is available in the South Hall Dormitory facility.  Through the generosity of Dr. Steven Pandelidis (WellSpan Surgical Oncology), two daily passes for use of the exercise facilities at the Jewish Community Center (JCC)  are available.  This facility is approximately 2 miles from the hospital campus.  A list of local health clubs and gyms offering discounts is available in the ERA (Employee Recreation) Office.


Notice of Rights Under Federal Conscience and Anti-Discrimination Laws

WellSpan Health and all WellSpan Hospitals comply with applicable Federal conscience and antidiscrimination laws prohibiting exclusion, adverse treatment, coercion, or other discrimination against individuals or entities on the basis of their religious beliefs or moral convictions. You may have the right under Federal law to decline to perform, assist in the performance of, refer for, undergo, or pay for certain health care-related treatments, research, or services (such as abortion or assisted suicide, among others) that violate your conscience, religious beliefs, or moral convictions.

 If you believe that WellSpan Health or any WellSpan Health Hospital has failed to accommodate your conscientious, religious, or moral objection, or has discriminated against you on those grounds, you can file a conscience and religious freedom complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, DC 20201, 1–800–368–1019, 800–537–7697 (TDD). Complaint forms and more information about Federal conscience and anti-discrimination laws are available at http://www.hhs.gov/conscience.

A copy of the complete rule and OCR’s explanatory text, as published in the Federal Register, is available at: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-21/pdf/2019-09667.pdf.

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