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Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton Primary Health Care Center to host ninth annual event

The 2020 Steamtown Health Fair will go on – virtually. According to student planners, gift bags filled with educational resources and other “goodies” from local health and wellness businesses which will be handed out by participating organizations. Bags will be distributed from Tuesday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 17 while supplies last.

Please check geisinger.edu/gcsomhealthfair for updates on where to pick up a bag.

In addition, instead of the health fair’s gift basket raffle, GCSOM students have chosen to help promote donations to several local organizations. You can find the list by visiting geisinger.edu/gcsomhealthfair.

 

About Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) is a member of the Geisinger family. Geisinger Commonwealth offers a community-based model of medical education with campuses in Atlantic City, Danville, Doylestown, Sayre, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Geisinger Commonwealth offers Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Biomedical Sciences (MBS) and Professional Science Master's (PSM) degrees. The school’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 nation. The school also has more than 500 residents and fellows in 31 accredited residency programs and 27 accredited fellowships. Geisinger Commonwealth is committed to non-discrimination in all employment and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.geisinger.edu/gcsom, or connect with us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter.

About Geisinger
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 nine hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Steamtown Health Fair 2020
Student leaders at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine plan to host the school’s annual Steamtown Health Fair virtually. Meeting to plan the event, all members of GCSOM’s MD Class of 2023, are: top row from left Jess Valenti, Sydney Shade, Caroline Bandurska and Erin Smith. Middle row from left: Jude Polit-Moran, Julia Hendricks, Zoya Rahman and Mia Woloszyn. Bottom row, from left: Irene Lin and Holly Funk.
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