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WellSpan Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Rotations Online Application

Welcome Students!

WellSpan Health is proud to be a teaching institution and is committed to providing quality student experiences by offering Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) clinical rotations. Because we receive a high volume of requests it is our goal to be as fair and consistent with each application we receive.

To serve you best, please keep in mind – this application is designed strictly for students enrolled in a formal NP or PA program; students enrolled in other programs such as CNM, CNS, CRNA, or in a dual track, etc., should not be submitting this application.

Currently not accepting applications from non-employees in primary care NP programs (Family, Adult Gerontology, Pediatrics, and Women’s Health).


  1. Student submits the formal WellSpan Health NP and PA Clinical Rotations online application
  2. Application is received and reviewed by NP-PA Rotations Team
  3. Application is forwarded to preferred areas of interest as stated on application --- Please be specific with preferred rotation, exact dates, and total number of hours needed
  4. The NP-PA Rotations Team works with requested sites directly on applicant's behalf
  5. NP-PA Rotations Team will follow up with student directly only if able to secure a placement (please refer to the "Notification Period" in the grid below)
  6. Application dates and deadlines:
Application Open/End Dates: Rotation Period: Notification Period:
September 1 – November 31, 2023 May – August, 2024 January, 2024
January 1 – March 31, 2024 August – December, 2024 May, 2024
May 1 – July 31, 2024 January – May, 2025 September, 2024


  • Submission of application does not guarantee clinical rotation. For this, you are encouraged to also seek rotations outside of our organization.
  • We will only consider requests for actual clinical rotations and NOT for required courses that involve clinical hours (physical assessment course).
  • Please acknowledge that you have read and understand the WellSpan Commitment to Community Health & Wellness (below).

Commitment to Community Health & Wellness

WellSpan Health and its employees have a shared mission of "working as one to improve health through exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities."

It's a commitment we take seriously.

As you consider a clinical rotation with WellSpan, please be aware of the commitment you would make to protect our patients and promote a healthy environment.

As part of WellSpan Health, your commitment would include:

  • Being Drug-Free
  • Being Tobacco-Free & Nicotine-Free *
  • Being Fragrance-Free (no colognes, perfumes or scented body products)
  • Obtaining an annual flu vaccination [for all October-March rotations]

*WellSpan Health has a tobacco-free/nicotine-free policy.