Welcome to Penn State Hershey Nursing
Nursing Excellence is a Central Pillar of Our Patient Care
We promote high standards for professional practice and career development through professional development, innovations in life-long learning, collaborative practice, and shared governance models. Nurses represent the department on institution and campus-wide committees and play an important role in designing our health care system.
Nurses at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are bright, motivated and caring. They are technically and intellectually prepared to provide the best cancer care available.
Nearly 2,500 professional nurses work in our clinics and hospital as direct care providers, research nurses, advanced practice nurses, case managers and in numerous other roles.
Diversity of Practice
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers a fast-paced environment where nurses learn, grow and remain personally and professionally challenged. Our nurses appreciate that they can customize and build their careers, within a variety of clinical specialties, to meet their needs and interests.
The Medical Minute: How breast density can affect cancer screenings
When it comes to breast cancer screening, the density of your breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why Pennsylvania is one of 21 states that have adopted laws requiring radiologists to include information about breast density in every woman’s mammogram report.More...
Medical Center, Carlisle Regional sign emergency medicine agreement
Beginning Aug. 1, the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Department of Emergency Medicine will assist in managing the operations of the Emergency Department at Carlisle Regional Medical Center.More...
LED light fixtures in Penn State Hershey parking garages save energy and money
During the late summer and fall of 2014, Penn State Hershey’s Facilities Department performed a lighting retrofit on the Centerview and South parking garages. They replaced more than 1,000 existing 175-watt metal halide fixtures with 55-watt LED light fixtures. The change has resulted in an annual energy savings of 1,553,345 kilowatt hours, which is worth more than $138,000 and is equivalent to the amount used in a year by 147 homes.More...
'Pink Ladies' raise $20,000 for Cancer Institute
Michele Parson recently delivered a check for $20,000 to the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute. The money was raised during the 10th annual Breast Cancer Fundraiser Dinner/Dance on March 28.More...