Welcome to Penn State Hershey Faculty Orientation
We are pleased that you have selected the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine as a place to expand and develop your professional career. This site is designed to direct you to the resources and information that are essential to your professional responsibilities.
See First Things for the activities that you must complete during your first days in your new position.
To learn more about getting started in each of the four missions, see Clinical Practice, Education, Research or Community Outreach.
The site also provides links to policies and procedures, institutional resources, programs for career development, and information about life at Penn State and in Hershey. We offer many opportunities and resources to guide and support you on your successful journey with us.
The Faculty Orientation website was developed by Ananya Das (Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation) as a product of her Team Fellowship Project.
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