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Visiting Residents

Thank for your interest in a visiting resident or fellow position at Penn State Heath Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, which are offered in our ACGME-accredited programs for physicians.

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Rotation Fee: A one-time $500 processing fee will be charged for all approved rotations. Upon approval of the rotation by the host program, an invoice will be sent directly to the resident.

Space Availability: Participation in any elective rotation will be allowed on a space-available basis. Selection dates must have final approval from host department program director.

Status/Eligibility: Visiting residents must be currently enrolled in an ACGME- or AOA-accredited training program and have completed the necessary training and didactic work for the training program.

ACLS, ATLS, and/or PALS Provider Certification: Visiting residents and fellows must submit proof of current certification in ACLS, ATLS and/or PALS Provider as required by the ACGME.

Immunizations: Visiting residents and fellows must submit documentation of immunization for or lab reports showing results of antibody titers for immunity to tetanus-diphtheria, hepatitis B, measles and rubella, mumps, chicken pox (Varicella), and an annual tuberculin skin test.

Training License: Visiting residents must hold a current Pennsylvania State Training License. A copy of the training license is required.

Malpractice Insurance: Proof of professional medical liability with coverage amounts no less than $500,000/claim and $1,500,000/aggregate must be submitted with the application. No medical malpractice insurance will be provided by Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Letter from Program Director: Penn State Heath Milton S. Hershey Medical Center requires a letter granting permission and approval for the rotation from the program director of the resident’s home program.

Housing: Housing, travel and meals are not provided.

All of the above requirements must be met in order for your application to be considered complete. You will be notified by the Office of Graduate Medical Education of the acceptance of your application. Completed applications must be received by the GME office no less than four weeks prior to the start of the rotation.

Penn State College of Medicine is an equal-opportunity employer and accepts all qualified applications regardless of their gender, ethnic origin or religious background.