About Us

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Founded in 1963 with a gift from the Milton S. Hershey Trust, the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania provides service to the public through health education, patient care, community activities and research. The facility admits 21,879 patients, provides more than 570,000 outpatient visits, conducts over 38,827 emergency room visits and performs more than 16,267 surgical procedures annually.

Striving to be a national leader in the pursuit of scientific investigation and the development of programs to advance healthcare and scientific knowledge, the Penn State Hershey Medical Center is strongly committed to World Class Care and education of health professionals in all facets of healthcare.
Mission

We commit to providing the highest quality pharmaceutical care to our patients, to improve that care through education and research, to serve our community, and to create a work environment where our people can develop professionally and find fulfillment in their work.
Vision

Our Vision is to be a leader in pharmaceutical care and innovation. Our meaning of leadership is being world class in our mission of patient care, education, and research as well as being a rewarding and desirable place to work. This will require the pursuit of excellence in everything we do, being true to our values, collaboration among ourselves and with others, and maintaining fiscal responsibility. In building our vision we will take into consideration the legitimate needs and rightful interests of our people and we will emerge as a model for academic pharmacy practice within the United States.