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All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Masks required at outpatient locations; visitors and support persons limited

All visitors at outpatient locations must be masked in alignment with the masking guidelines on our visitation policy page here. Patients at ChristianaCare’s outpatient services are advised to come to their appointments alone unless a support person is absolutely needed. If a support person is needed, such as a parent, guardian or spokesperson, we highly encourage that the support person be vaccinated. Outpatient practices are not requiring vaccination or a negative COVID test for visitors at this time.

All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

Before visiting, click here for more details about visitation.

Visit coronavirus.delaware.gov or cecilcountyhealth.org for local vaccination and testing sites.

Education

Delaware Branch Campus

ChristianaCare is designated as a participating hospital at both Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in offering students the opportunity to complete their 3rd and 4th year clinical rotations exclusively at ChristianaCare through the Delaware Branch Campus Program.

The Delaware Branch Campus at the ChristianaCare provides a unique opportunity for students to rotate at a combined top-rated tertiary care medical center and growing inner city community hospital. Training is offered at the Center for Heart & Vascular Health, The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, Women’s and Children’s Health Services and the Breast Center.

ChristianaCare offers a strong culture of teaching and opportunity to build community. Students are a valued team member and work directly with fully engaged faculty and residents. Students experience opportunity to build personal relationships and receive one-on-one mentoring with faculty and receive personalized Letters of Recommendation.

Our commitment to exploring the science of medicine keeps clinicians at the top of their specialties and attracts the best and the brightest to serve as faculty and mentors in our fully accredited undergraduate student rotations. ChristianaCare is where tomorrow’s health care providers learn state-of-the-art medical care.

Students who have participated in the Delaware Branch Campus have matched in well-established residency programs nationally in the top five specialties of family medicine, internal medicine, anesthesiology, emergency medicine and pediatrics.

Students interested in applying to the Delaware Branch Campus from Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, should contact us at UME@ChristianaCare.org.

Frequently Asked Questions about Delaware Branch Campus.