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Central Campus (Danville)

Comprehensive training in the heart of central Pennsylvania


Where you’ll learn

Geisinger is a complete, integrated healthcare system, with hospitals, clinics, medical and health professions, nursing education and health insurance. Central Campus is at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, the heart of the system, where more than 2,000 healthcare professionals deliver care.

Geisinger Medical Center is the only hospital in the region designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and we’re central Pennsylvania’s only Level I trauma center. With nationally recognized, award-winning specialty areas and modern facilities, it offers virtually every type of care. Central Campus also includes Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, the region’s only children’s hospital, providing the highest level of pediatric care across more than 30 specialties and subspecialties.

This 550-bed tertiary care center offers:


Situated along the North Branch of the Susquehanna River, Danville has a history forged in iron and in innovative healthcare. More than 80,000 people call this area home. 

You’ll have endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, like biking, camping and skiing. PPL’s Montour Preserve features over 14 miles of hiking and walking trails, picnicking, fishing and boating on Lake Chillisquaque.

And when you’re not outside, explore the local area, eat at one of the many restaurants, go shopping or visit a local festival.

Knoebels Amusement Resort, America’s largest free admission amusement park, is only 20 minutes away and is open from spring through early fall.

Check out local happenings and attractions here:

Address and parking information

Our Central Campus is headquartered at Geisinger Medical Center, at 100 N. Academy Ave. in Danville, Pa

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Student life 

Here to support your academic, professional, and personal growth. Click through to find information on clubs and organizations, student housing, and more. 

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Student Health Services

Here to support your educational experience and minimize health-related barriers to learning. Find Central Campus-specific services by clicking through.

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Medical students participate in a variety of research activities to advance their academic growth. 

Central Campus team

The following core team of educators manage clinical rotations throughout phases 2 and 3 of the Total Health Curriculum at this regional campus:

Family medicine
Christian Shuman, MD
Regional clerkship director, family medicine
Assistant professor of family medicine

Internal medicine
Rose Barham, MD
Regional clerkship director, medicine
Assistant professor of pediatrics

Alexandria Jilg, DO
Regional clerkship director, internal medicine 
Clinical assistant professor of internal medicine

Irene Mbih, MD
Regional clerkship director, medicine 
Assistant professor of medicine

Emergency medicine
Jennifer Spinozzi, MD
Regional clerkship director, emergency medicine
Instructor of Emergency Medicine

Mitch Onken, MD 
Regional clerkship director, neurology
Professor of medicine


Paul Joseph Swanson, MD
Regional clerkship director, OB-GYN
Associate professor of OB-GYN

Grant Morris, MD
Regional clerkship director, pediatrics
Assistant professor of pediatrics

Andrea Seeley, MD
Regional clerkship director, pediatrics
Assistant professor of pediatrics

Victoria Tyrell, DO
Regional clerkship director, psychiatry
Assistant professor of psychiatry

Megan Rapp, MD
Regional clerkship director, surgery
Assistant professor of surgery

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