Welcome to Penn State Hershey Psychiatry
Like all of medicine and health care, psychiatry stands poised on a threshold of great and rapid changes. In the near future, advances in imaging and molecular biology will unlock many of the brain's mysteries, allowing more personalized treatments, based on new understanding of pathophysiology. Psychiatric patients, their families, and society at large will benefit. It is an exciting time to be a physician and to specialize in the evolving specialty of psychiatry. Click here to learn more
For clinical concerns and appointments, please contact the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) Admissions Department at 717-782-6493 or 866-746-2496. For out-patient appointments in Hershey, please call 717-531-8338.
Is your child struggling with paying attention, or having issues with behavior?
Penn State Hershey Psychiatry offers an eight-week group counseling program for parents and their children who have issues with paying attention, following the rules, temper outbursts, or getting along with others.
Children (ages 5-12) with attention or behavior issues and their parent(s).
Wednesday afternoons and evenings (eight week sessions) offered throughout the year
Penn State Hershey Medical Group - Psychiatry
22 Northeast Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
(behind Tanger Outlet Center)
Standard co-pay charges may apply for parents; separate fees apply for optional children's sessions ($20 per session)
Registration is required. Please call 717-531-6772 or email CareLine@hmc.psu.edu. Click here to learn more about about these group sessions.
The Central Pennsylvania Regional Autism Partnership, an ASERT center, was established in December of 2008 through a generous grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare's Bureau of Autism Services. In establishing the ASERT centers, the Bureau is intending to create three regional centers for Autism Service, Education, Research, and Training (ASERT) as a cost-effective way to address the chasm between research and quality diagnostic and intervention practices. The establishment of these three centers is a direct result of the work of the Autism Task Force, which recommended development and funding of regional centers as a means to leverage work from the research community.
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Congratulations to Scott Bunce, Ph.D! Dr. Bunce was awarded tenure at Penn State University.
The Department of Psychiatry welcomes:
Salman Majeed, M.D., will be working on the PPI Child Inpatient Unit. Dr. Majeed completed his medical education at Nishtar Medical College,University of Health Sciences in Multan, Pakistan. He completed his General Psychiatry Residency at Drexel University College of Medicine, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training at Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, and his Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Brown University, Department of Psychiatry, Providence, Rhode Island.
Daisy Williams, D.O., will be working on the 4M PPI Adult Inpatient. Dr. Williams completed her medical education at the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri. She completed her Adult Psychiatry Residency and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Penn State Hershey College of Medicine.
Christopher Ramos, MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, will be providing adult inpatient services at PPI. Christopher completed his B.S. in Nursing at the University of Michigan and his M.S. in Nursing at Shenandoah University. He comes to us with a wealth of experience including psychiatry, emergency medicine, ICU and research.
The Department of Psychiatry welcomes Dr. Sanjay Yadav:
Dr. Yadav will be rejoining us, working on the Adult Consult Service and at Northeast Drive Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Yadav completed his medical education at Tribhuvan University, Napal. He competed his residency training in psychiatry at Penn State Hershey and a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Boston University Medical Center.
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- Penn State Hershey honored with two statewide achievement awards Penn State Hershey Medical Center is one of just nine hospitals statewide to be recognized through the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s 2015 Achievement Awards program. The program is designed to honor hospitals and health systems for their innovation, creativity and commitment to patient care.More...
- Van Scoy named Fellow, will advance end of life planning research Dr. Lauren Van Scoy, assistant professor of medicine and humanities, has been named a Parker B. Francis Fellow. She will receive $156,000 over three years for her research project “Evaluating the impact of a conversation game on advance care planning activities.”More...