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Health Sciences

Office of Medical Student Education

The Office of Medical Student Education, led by the associate dean for medical education, oversees the curriculum for the MD program at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. The office provides oversight of all aspects of the Total Health Curriculum and collaborates with academic departments and other college offices to manage schedules, evaluations, assessment and ensure continuous quality improvement.


Jennifer Koestler, MD

Jennifer Koestler
Associate Dean for Medical Student Education

Devon Bremer, MS

Devon Bremer
Director of Clinical Education Administration

Clinical curriculum management

Lauren Bond, MA

Education Specialist, One45 Lead, Surgery Institute

Karen Updike

Clinical Curriculum Coordinator, Medicine Institute

Education specialists

Melissa Ide, MA

Melissa Ide
Senior Education Specialist, Northeast Campus

Stephanie Rothrock, MS

Stephanie Rothrock
Education Specialist, Northeast Campus

Kelly Herbst, MEd

Kelly Herbst
Education Specialist, AtlantiCare Campus

Nate Waite, MA

Nate Waite
Education Specialist, Central Campus

Breana Losey, MS

Breana Losey
Education Specialist, Guthrie Campus

Jeremy Penepacker, MEd

Jeremy Penepacker
Education Specialist, West Campus

Undergraduate medical education leads

Regional campus deans

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