Penn State Health


Hershey, Pennsylvania

Date Posted

April 4, 2024

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Hospital Medicine

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recruiting a Division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine.


Opportunity Details

  • Join a growing team, presently consisting of 16 physicians and 6 Advanced Practice Providers at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital.
  • High quality academic and clinical programs in our recently constructed/expanded Children’s Hospital with primary responsibility for an 18 bed Pediatric Progressive Care Unit and 24 bed Pediatric Intermediate Care Unit which can expand by up to 8 additional beds.
  • Coverage with our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation colleagues at the joint venture Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • Interactions and team-coverage with entire complement of medical and surgical specialties.
  • Work with robust pediatric and med/peds residency programs.



  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent.
  • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatrics, BC/BE in Pediatric Hospital Medicine a plus
  • Minimum 5 years pediatric experience.
  • Eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or higher.
  • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment.
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary.


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.




Application Process


Interested candidates, please send a letter of interest and CV to Patty Shipton, CPRP, Senior Physician Recruiter, at

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