Geisinger Plans 2015 Centennial Events
Jan 19, 2015 03:53PM
● By Erica Shames
Above: members of groundbreaking party, for the George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital in 1913, included founder Abigail Geisinger (in center with shovel).
Highlights of Geisinger’s planned Centennial events in 2015 include:
- unveiling of a time capsule sealed on Sept. 2, 1913
- history display of Abigail Geisinger’s personal effects
- documentary film, “Reinventing American Health Care,” written and narrated by health policy expert Susan Dentzer and produced by WVIA Public Media
- a two-day symposium, “Geisinger, a Transformative Health System over the Past 100 Years,” slated for Sept. 24 and 25 on the campus of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.