Dear Prospective Resident,
I want to welcome you to Penn State Hershey Emergency Medicine Residency website. I am proud of our residents and for what our program has to offer and I do believe that the opportunities offered here are outstanding. Penn State Hershey Emergency Medicine residency program enrolls 8 residents per year, following a PGY-1,2,3 format.
With greater than 68,000 emergency department visits at our primary and community teaching site each year, high patient acuity and patient variety, our residents are provided with an exceptional clinical experience. Through a curriculum focused on providing the full range of topics and experiences crucial to development as emergency medicine physicians and cutting edge simulation experience in our state of the art simulation center, we are able to provide an unparalleled education.
Do you want to become a superb emergency medicine physician focused on a career in private practice or in a community emergency department setting?
We can help you achieve this.
Do you want to pursue fellowship training after completion of your residency training?
We can help you prepare for this.
Do you want to become a physician scientist with a well-structured academic career founded in research or a physician educator and contribute to the knowledge and growth of our specialty by staying on in an academic department?
Through our mentorship and tracks program, we will help you identify and develop your interests.
So whatever you may be looking for, we can challenge you and create the opportunity for your success. Come and see for yourself!
Kevin King M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor, Residency Program Director