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Residency Audition Rotation

We are currently offering audition rotations at two sites during the months of August through January.

Lancaster General Hospital Site

For a rotation at Lancaster General Hospital with our Program Director Lindsey Perea, DO, FACOS, please follow the steps below:

  • Apply between February 1 and March 31. No applications will be reviewed after March 31. Decisions will be made and communicated by May 15.
  • Complete the online application below.
  • Email the pre-approval documents and all inquiries to
  • Provide your preferred rotation dates.
  • Please do not contact the programs directly. If you have questions, email Melanie LaPenta at or call 215-871-6694.

Jefferson Northeast Site

If you are interested in a Jefferson Northeast rotation with our Associate Program Director William Meis, DO FACOS, please download the application [PDF], and then email the completed form to the GME student coordinator:

Jennifer Merrone
Jefferson Health Northeast
Phone: 215-612-4609

Please note that housing is not provided at either location.

Required Documents

Applicants must submit the following documents in order to apply:

  • Photo
  • CV
  • COMLEX scores
  • Brief one page personal statement

The following are required once approved:

  • Letter of good standing
  • Copy of health insurance card (front and back)
  • Current malpractice insurance coverage (minimum $1 million/$3 million)
  • State criminal background check (within two years of the requested rotation and may be obtained in the home state)
  • PA fingerprinting clearance (within two years of the requested rotation)
    • For out of state fingerprinting visit IdentoGo (service code 1KG738). You will select submit fingerprint by mail.
  • PA child abuse clearance (within two years of the requested rotation) 
  • Immunization records
  • PPD test results (2-step or quantiferon within one year)
  • Flu shot verification
  • COVID19 vaccination and booster verification
  • Mask fit test (within two years of the requested rotation)

Online Application

Applicants must complete the form below and submit the required documents in order to apply.

Elective Application Form

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Type of rotation requested