Welcome to Penn State Hershey Educational Affairs

Educational Affairs oversees the education and training of medical students at the Penn State College of Medicine and the residents at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We strive to create a contemporary model of medical education with the goal to graduate the most compassionate and competent doctors possible.  More...


SOCRATES is the College of Medicine's web portal. It can be accessed through this link.

If you are accessing SOCRATES for the first time, please follow the instructions in this document for initial setup.

For the best experience with the portal, Internet Explorer is the recommended browser.

Join Penn State Hershey Humanities from September through May in conjunction with the Drs. Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine present a noon hour brown bag discussion of a humanities-related topic. The sessions are free, open to all, and no pre-registration is required. For more information about these programs contact the Humanities Department at 717-531-8778.