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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. 

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. If you’re interested in an individual visit, reach out for further information.

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.

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