Michael Stanley and Sam York, third-year medical students enrolled in the Maine Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine Medical School Program, have begun a nine-month rotation at Pen Bay Medical Center.

This is the third year Pen Bay Medical Center has been involved in the program. Stanley  and York will be rotating through the departments of Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Women’s Health and Psychiatry. They will also follow staff and patients with Hospitalists, in the Emergency Department, and with sub-specialties.

Stanley grew up in Springvale. After graduating from Sanford High School, he attended Harvard College concentrating in human developmental and regenerative biology. He received the John H. Finley Jr. Fellowship to travel for a year through Great Britain, South Africa and Australia before starting at Tufts University School of Medicine-Maine Track.

York was born and raised in Freeport. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in physics and biochemistry from Bowdoin College. After graduation, he spent two years studying the genetics underlying liver fibrosis at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also volunteered in the emergency departments at Midcoast Hospital and Tufts Medical Center before starting at Tufts University School of Medicine-Maine Track.