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.
Handprint ceremony at Children’s Hospital highlights $250,000 grant presentation
The pediatric cancer research of Penn State Hershey’s Dr. Hong-Gang Wang has received a $250,000 grant from Hyundai Hope On Wheels. The funds will support his research into whether autophagy – the human cell’s self-cleansing mechanism – can be used to make cancer cells die.More...
The Medical Minute: Research continues improving the odds for kids with cancer
The American Cancer Society reports one in every 285 children younger than 20 will be diagnosed with cancer. That makes childhood cancer relatively rare. Still, nearly 16,000 new cases were anticipated for 2014 resulting in 1,900 to 2,000 deaths. And for most parents, it’s a worst-case scenario. Through research, the outlook for children with cancer is far better today than it’s ever been, yet much more remains to be done.More...
New online farmers market available for Penn State Hershey employees
The Farmers Market in Hershey is partnering with Healthy Living Kitchen to enable Medical Center and College of Medicine employees to purchase market products online and pick them up more conveniently on campus.More...
Miracle Marathon to kick off on Sept. 16
The Miracle Marathon wellness challenge will take place from Sept. 16 through Oct. 12. Participants move at their own pace and on their own time -- just one mile every day for 27 days, with proceeds from the event to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.More...