Training Programs


We are pleased that you are interested in residency/fellowship programs at Penn State Hershey.  PSH is an institution that has built a strong reputation as a leader in medical education of health professionals, research in medical science, and patient care.  PSH trains over 550 housestaff in over 55 accredited specialty and subspecialty programs. 

In order to be eligible to enter one of our programs, you must meet the minimum selection criteria described in our policy on eligibility and selection of residents (  Recruitment is coordinated by each individual program.  For a list of programs see our Training Programs page.

Individuals applying for any of our programs must hold an appropriate degree for the program to which they apply.  If you hold a foreign medical degree, a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) is also required.  In addition to these institutional requirements, each program has specific eligibility requirements that must be satisfied.

Penn State Hershey is an equal opportunity institution offering excellent benefits for all employees.  Information regarding benefits can be viewed on the Benefits and Policies page.  Applicants for employment as a Penn State Hershey resident/clinical fellow must successfully pass background screenings as a condition of that employment.

Although most program applications are made through the Electronic Residency Applicatoin Service (ERAS), some program accept applications through the San Francisco Match.  Check individual programs for specific application guidelines.