General info for students
Garden City Hospital offers student housing to osteopathic medical students
on a first-come, first-served basis. Preference is given to students who
are visiting from out of state. Apartments are furnished and are located
within walking distance or a short drive to GCH. Weekly, linens, towels
and housekeeping services are provided by the Hospital. There is nominal
fee of $25 per week ($100 or a 4-week rotation or $50 for a 2-week rotation),
which is payable to the hospital cashier during student orientation.
Meals are available at no charge for students during assigned rotations
at GCH. Students will be required to use their hospital photo ID badge
to charge meals, and may not exceed $300 per month. Purchases are limited
to the employee cafeteria located on the lower level. Cafeteria hours
There is no charge for parking. Students may park in the visitor lot adjacent
to the Main Entrance only on their first day. Instructions for employee
parking will be provided at the time of student orientation.
An orientation program is held on each Monday for students new to Garden
City Hospital. The Student Coordinator will provide you with helpful information.
Externs will be issued a photo ID badge and a pager for use during their rotation.
Base students will receive training for use of GCH electronic medical records,
and will have access to enter orders for co-signature by a supervising
physician. Visiting students will have read-only access to the EMR.