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November 2019

PennState Health

Based in: Central Pennsylvania
Hospitalists recruiting for: Academic and community medicine opportunities
Number of hospitals covered: Multiple
Contact: Heather Peffley, hpeffley@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across central Pennsylvania. The system includes Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa., Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute and Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital (jointly owned), based in Hershey, Pa., as well as more than 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations.

Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the university’s medical school.

Employment model: Physicians are Penn State Health system employees whether by the academic hospital or community group.

Services: Services vary, dependent upon opportunity.

Schedule and coverage: Shifts and schedules vary, dependent upon opportunity.

Local highlights: Penn State Health offers inviting and safe communities to live, work, play and learn, with a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city with theater, arts and culture. The area is rich in history, seasonal beauty and opportunities for day trips, local adventures, and outdoor and indoor activities. A short distance to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., nearby airports and Amtrak stations along with close proximity to major interstates make living in Central Pennsylvania fulfilling both professionally and personally.

Published in the November 2019 issue of Today’s Hospitalist
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