WellSpan Medical Education

Application Information

Application to the WellSpan York Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program is exclusively done through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Paper applications from medical students applying for a residency position in the program will not be accepted. 

Application review will be performed as the applications are received completed, with a deadline for document receipt of October 31. Each application received through ERAS will be reviewed and the students selected will be contacted for an interview date in December.

The ERAS requirements for our three PGY1 positions are as follows:


Minimum board score of 600 on COMLEX and/or USMLE of 230 or higher, with a required passing score on the PE before interview.

Letters of Recommendation:

Three letters of recommendation and your Dean's letter (MSPE) required.

Personal Statement:

Details about your character, experiences, accomplishments and goals.

Medical School Transcripts:

Uploaded through your medical school.

Curriculum Vitae:

Highlight education, work and volunteer experiences, memberships/professional societies, medical school and other awards and accomplishments, leadership experience, research and publications.

Additional information is available by emailing:

Laurel L Lewis

Senior Orthopedic Residency and Fellowships Coordinator
1001 South George Street, 1st Fl PCT
York, PA 17405


Notice of Rights Under Federal Conscience and Anti-Discrimination Laws

WellSpan Health and all WellSpan Hospitals comply with applicable Federal conscience and antidiscrimination laws prohibiting exclusion, adverse treatment, coercion, or other discrimination against individuals or entities on the basis of their religious beliefs or moral convictions. You may have the right under Federal law to decline to perform, assist in the performance of, refer for, undergo, or pay for certain health care-related treatments, research, or services (such as abortion or assisted suicide, among others) that violate your conscience, religious beliefs, or moral convictions.

 If you believe that WellSpan Health or any WellSpan Health Hospital has failed to accommodate your conscientious, religious, or moral objection, or has discriminated against you on those grounds, you can file a conscience and religious freedom complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, DC 20201, 1–800–368–1019, 800–537–7697 (TDD). Complaint forms and more information about Federal conscience and anti-discrimination laws are available at http://www.hhs.gov/conscience.

A copy of the complete rule and OCR’s explanatory text, as published in the Federal Register, is available at: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-21/pdf/2019-09667.pdf.

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