New Residents and Fellows

Greetings Incoming Trainees - August Start Date!

The onboarding process is managed online through our training program management software, New Innovations. Upon our receipt of your signed Resident Agreement, you will receive an email from our office with login information and directions for completing this process. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE THIS INFORMATION, PLEASE ALERT US.

  • Detailed onboarding information can be found here.
  • Information for your spouse or significant other is also available on the Partners In Medicine website.

The GME office would like to personally extend a warm welcome to you.  We believe you will find Penn State Hershey to be a rewarding place to spend your residency/fellowship years. 


Orientation 2016

All incoming housestaff are required to attend Employment Stations and Hospital Orientation. **Note: This schedule is for GME activities. You may have additional departmental orientation requirements.

All incoming housestaff are REQUIRED to bring the following to orientation:

  • Penn State Hershey is required by the Department of Justice to review your identification within the first three (3) days of employment. Acceptable ID is listed on the I-9 form. Commonly used forms of ID are:
    • US Passport or
    • Driver's license AND social security card or
    • Driver's license AND birth certificate
    • If you are not a citizen of the United States, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER until meeting with Karen Saunders ( or 717-531-5611) in the Human Resource Office when you arrive in Hershey.
  • Voided check for mandatory direct deposit.
  • Name of borough/township and school district of your Pennsylvania address

If you have any questions regarding Orientation, please contact Colleen Nicholas at 717-531-1368.