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Frequently asked questions

How do I apply to the program?
We accept all applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

What should I know about interview season this year?
Interviews will begin in October/November. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews this year will take place remotely.

Can I visit the hospital to get a better understanding of the program and the Danville community?
Choosing a residency program is a huge decision. You’re welcome to visit the hospital and surrounding area to see if our program is a fit for you. Keep watching for more information on scheduled visits.

What is life like in Danville?
Many of our residents describe Danville as relaxed, low-key and “the perfect place to live for residency.” With a low cost of living and plenty of entertainment and cultural activities, we think you’ll like it, too. Danville is a short drive from Philadelphia and New York, making it easy to get away for a day trip or a long weekend.

Does Geisinger have a dress code?
You’re required to come to work in professional attire or scrubs. Hospital scrubs are available at kiosks located in the children’s hospital. 

Are meals provided?
You’ll receive a meal stipend, which can be used to cover food expenses. Our food court is open 24/7.

Is parking available?
Yes! Designated lots on campus offer free parking, with shuttles available.

What types of mentorship programs are available?
When you join our program, you are assigned a mentor. Your mentor will be there to help you adjust, explore your interests and grow personally and professionally.