LancasterGeneralHealth Family Medicine Residency Program

Medical Students

Family Medicine Opportunities for Medical Students


Medical students who participate in training opportunities at Lancaster General Health will be exposed to the broad spectrum of the family medicine specialty.

  • Patient-centered learning through independent assessment
  • Clinical and didactic sessions on a wide variety of family medicine topics
  • Impromptu teaching sessions while seeing patients
  • Broad exposure to residents and faculty
  • Medicine, pediatrics and obstetrical call is available, but not required

Our Rotations

  • Third Year Medical Student Rotation: Students from the University of Pennsylvania, Penn State College of Medicine, and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University who are interested in doing an outpatient rotation at Lancaster General Health may contact third year student coordinator, Beth Zangari, Office of Academic Affairs, at The rotation consists of experiences at our Downtown Pavilion (urban clinic), the Walter L. Aument Family Health Center (rural clinic), hospice, and dermatology clinic. 

  • Fourth Year Medical Student Rotation: This sub-internship is a four-week rotation that combines inpatient/outpatient care and is an integral part of the inpatient team carrying their own patient panel. Apply here.

  • Underrepresented Minority Student Elective: We believe our residency program and care team should reflect the diversity of the community we serve.  The Lancaster General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Underrepresented Minority Student Elective is a four-week rotation designed specifically for underrepresented minority fourth-year medical students who plan to specialize in family medicine. Under the guidance and mentorship of a diverse group of family medicine residents, faculty members, and community physicians, participants will be introduced to the broad range of experiences and opportunities available within our residency program and surrounding communities. Students should be enrolled in a U.S., LCME-accredited or osteopathic institution. Apply here.