Training Locations

Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital

Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital is a brand new, state-of-the-art children's hospital, which opened its doors in February, 2013.  The only children's hospital in south central Pennsylvania, it contains four 18-bed inpatient units:

  • Pediatric Acute Care
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Pediatric Intermediate Care

It includes dedicated pediatric operating rooms and procedure rooms, including one designed especially for pediatric cardiac surgery, along with pediatric radiology and the outpatient clinic for Hematology/Oncology.  Our work in the Children's Hospital is supported by a dedicated interdisciplinary staff, including pediatric care coordinators, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists and child life specialists.

Children's Hospital

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center contains several areas in which residents will learn and work.

  • 42 bed neonatal ICU is located on the 7th floor
  • Women's Health Unit, which houses Labor and Delivery and the Newborn Nursery, is located on the 3rd Floor.
  • Emergency Department, including the region's only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center, is located on the 1st Floor. The pediatric side of the Emergency Department is located adjacent to the Children's Hospital for easy movement between the two areas.

Medical Center

Harrisburg Hospital

Harrisburg Hospital is a busy, acute care hospital located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg. Residents learn inpatient community pediatrics there and attend delivers and perform circumcisions in their high-volume nursery.  These experiences at Harrisburg Hospital are complementary to the tertiary-care services which predominate in the Children's Hospital.

Harrisburg Hospital

Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private boarding school for children from families of low income and limited resources. It was founded in 1909 by Milton S. Hershey and currently educates almost 2,000 students. All residents spend time working as one of the school physicians during their adolescent medicine rotation, and many choose to return as senior residents because it offers a controlled clinical setting in which residents can be given an especially high level of autonomy.

Milton Hershey School

Penn State Hershey Pediatrics

Located at 35 Hope Drive, on the eastern side of our campus, this building is home to Penn State Hershey Pediatrics, our main pediatric primary care clinic. Many residents will team with pediatric faculty for their continuity clinics at this site, and all residents work in acute care clinic. As a convenience to our patients, this building also houses outpatient radiology and laboratory services.

35 Hope Drive

Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital

This dedicated rehabilitation hospital, located less than two miles from Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, includes a 10-bed unit dedicated to pediatric patients, with a focus on patients with brain injury, spinal cord injury, ventilator dependence, and mobility challenges. The facility offers a full range of services, including medical, physical, occupational, and speech therapies, school services, and extensive care coordination. Residents will have the opportunity to work here during their development rotation, and they can also spend time here during an elective rotation.

Rehabilitation Hospital

University Physicians Center

Several of our pediatric specialists have outpatient clinics in a dedicated, child-friendly space within the University Physicians Center (UPC), which connects internally to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital. Clinics located here include:

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics and Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary

Residents spend much of their elective time in these busy clinics.

University Physicians Center

Penn State Hershey East Campus

Located a 30 Hope Drive on the eastern side of our campus near our primary care clinic, this building includes:

  • Concussion Clinic
  • Muscular Dystrophy Program
  • Pediatric clinics in Rheumatology, Neurosurgery and Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric speech therapy and physical therapy
  • Penn State Hershey Pediatric Bone and Joint Institute
  • Spina Bifida Program

East Health Campus

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Briarcrest - Pediatric Specialties

Penn State Hershey Medical Group Briarcrest - Pediatric Specialties is located across the street from Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, and serves:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Endocrinology
  • Feeding Program
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Weight Management

Briarcrest

Kline Children's and Teen Center

Kline Children's and Teen Center is the flagship pediatric outpatient practice site for Harrisburg Hospital. Here, our residents team with attending pediatricians to provide primary care to patients in an urban setting. All residents rotate here and some residents have their continuity clinic here as well.

Briarcrest

Community Private Practices

Our residents also learn alongside many of our outpatient community pediatricians. Residents are offered the opportunity to do continuity clinics with several of our area private pediatricians, and some residents choose to work with one of them during a private practice elective rotation. Participating practices include:

 

Community Agencies

During the Child Advocacy Rotation, residents will get to know the Hershey - Harrisburg community by visiting several community agencies that are committed to helping us teach residents about programs and opportunities available for their patients.  Examples of participating agencies are: