Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing moving classroom learning online
GCSOM cancels all public events through April 30
SCRANTON, Pa. - Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has canceled all public events through April 30 due to COVID-19 concerns. Questions about events may be addressed by visiting www.geisinger.edu/gcsom or calling 570-504-7000.
Additionally, the school is taking all appropriate steps to safeguard the health and well-being of our school community. The School of Medicine and Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing will deliver their entire classroom curricula online from March 16 to April 30. As members of healthcare teams at GLH, Geisinger, Guthrie and AtlantiCare, it is important that our students remain engaged with their communities' health needs. For this reason, our medical students will continue to learn in the clinical space. Being participants in care delivery, medical students adhere to all safety policies and procedures outlined for clinical personnel.
ABOUT GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is the newest member of the Geisinger Health System family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Atlantic City, Danville, Doylestown, Scranton, Sayre and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) degrees. The college’s innovative curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region, as well as from across the state and the nation. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. Visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a research institute and the Geisinger College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
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