Message from the Training Director
Welcome to the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Adult Psychiatry Residency Program
Thank you for your interest in Penn State Hershey Psychiatry program. We offer a four year accredited residency training program in adult psychiatry for up to 24 residents accepting approximately four to five residents per year. An exciting and rewarding experience awaits you at Penn State College of Medicine in an environment that facilitates the attainment of a greater understanding of both the mind and the brain.
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health centers, recruiting faculty members who are internationally known for their accomplishments in research, education, and patient care.
Our current faculty psychiatry faculty numbers 52, with planned increases, plus 24 residents and fellows, also likely to expand. About 160 Penn State College of Medicine students rotate through our service every year and are given a wide range of research opportunities and elective experiences.
We have a growing research portfolio, including sleep, autism, mood disorders, ADHD, and addiction. Mentorship, research opportunities and a wide range of elective experiences are available to the residents. All of our residents are involved in research during the course of their training and many have publications by the time of graduation.
Central Pennsylvania fosters a delightful quality of life, with ready access to major metropolitan areas like D.C, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, while placing you in a picturesque and historic environment, with superb schools and varied recreation.
All the best,
Ahmad Hameed M.D, DFAPA
Vice Chair, Education and Training
Director, Adult Residency Program