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Office of Graduate Medical Education

The Office of Graduate Medical Education provides a number of services for those residency and fellowship programs accredited by ACGME:

  • Personnel office for residents and fellows
  • Central location for information, services and support related to resident and fellow employment
  • Help with loan deferments and loan forbearance
  • Support to the clinical chairs, training program directors, training program coordinators and chief residents on a variety of issues, projects and activities
  • Lab coat distribution
  • Help using the New Innovations program
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine liaison – offering help with training and unrestricted PA licensing
  • Verification of residency or fellowship training
GME Office Contact Information Expand answer

To reach the Graduate Medical Education team at Penn State College of Medicine:

Phone: 717-531-5768

Fax: 717-531-2077

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays

Office: Room C1630 in Penn State College of Medicine (between North Lobby and Harrell Health Sciences Library)

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Medical Education
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
P.O. Box 850
Mailcode H088
Hershey, PA 17033

GME Faculty and Staff Expand answer
Verification of Residency or Fellowship Training Expand answer

To verify residency or fellowship training, email the request to

Malpractice Claims History Expand answer

Department of Risk Management
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
P.O. Box 850
Mail Code A541
Hershey PA 17033

Phone: 717-531-6302

Fax: 717-531-0932

Other Resources

Contacting a Program Expand answer

All questions about individual residency and fellowship programs should be directed to the appropriate program coordinator. Search this directory to find the program you are trying to reach.

Information for Program Directors and Coordinators Expand answer

Tools, forms and templates are available on New Innovations.

Information on PA Online License Verification is available at

Ombudsperson Expand answer

In situations when a resident concern relates to the Department Chair or Program Director and the residents believes that it cannot be presented to the Department Chair or Program Director, the resident may present the grievance directly to the ombudsperson for guidance.

The ombudsmen for Graduate Medical Education are listed here.

Current Residents and Fellows Directory Expand answer

A full listing of current residents and fellows in both ACGME-accredited and non-ACGME programs appears here.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.