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Medical and Clinical Education

Medical Student Rotations

Thank you for considering Somerset Hospital.

Somerset Hospital, founded in 1921, is a state licensed 150-bed facility which cares for approximately 5,000 inpatients and 157,000 outpatients annually.

The Hospital presently has a complement of: 105 Acute Care Beds, 12 Nursery Cribs, and an 18 bed Behavioral Health Unit. 

Somerset Hospital and its affiliates employ approximately 800 health care workers with a total expense budget of $66 million and a payroll of $24 million.

Although a growing center for health, Somerset Hospital is committed to serving the community needs while maintaining a family-oriented atmosphere.

Somerset Hospital is the site of approximately 50 medical students annually. They come from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine or Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Free housing in the vicinity of the hospital is provided if needed, as well as a gym membership, food and amenities.

If you have any other questions, or you need any more information, please contact me at michelebeener@somersethospital.com or (814)443-5804 or Nikki Sanner at nrsanner@somersethospital.com or (814)443-5221. Once again, thank you for considering Somerset Community Hospital.

Michele R. Beener, MSLBE

Director of Organizational Development

Available Rotations at Somerset Hospital

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry

Housing and Meals

Somerset Hospital provides free, safe housing to each medical student who requires it.

Lorelei’s Bed and Breakfast and Glades Pike Inn are used for housing our medical students. Lorelei’s is right across the street from the hospital and Glades Pike Inn is just a short drive from the hospital.

Each offers:

  • Separate bedrooms
  • Living areas and full kitchens
  •  Wireless internet access
  • Cable TV

Somerset Hospital also offers a $50 meal stipend that can either be used for a meal in our snack bar or in our hospital’s cafeteria.


What Our Medical Students Have To Say

Annually, Somerset Hospital places approximately 50 medical students from all over the country. These students are here to gain the knowledge and experience necessary for them to become the best physicians possible.

Here are a few statements from students who have completed rotations here at Somerset Hospital:

"Thank you SO MUCH for allowing me to do a rotation at Somerset. The physicians/staff are so nice and I learned a lot."

"I received more hands-on experience in my surgery rotation than I have at any other hospital."

 "The region is a recreation paradise. Somerset is 7 miles from the ski resorts, bike trail, and white water!"

Contact Us

For more information, please contact Nikki Sanner at nrsanner@somersethospital.com or Michele Beener at michelebeener@somersethospital.com.