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Division Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Date Posted Mar. 5, 2024
Title Division Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology
University Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center More About This Institution...
Hershey, PA, United States
Department Department of Pediatrics More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
    Associate Professor
  • Gastroenterology
    Pediatrics - All Categories
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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recruiting a Division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join a growing team of 6 full time physicians, 2 full time nurse practitioners, and a full complement of ancillary staff including 2 GI nurses with one specialized in IBD, feeding therapists, social workers, dieticians, and administrative staff
  • High quality academic and clinical program
  • Academic appointments at the Associate or full Professor rank are based upon qualifications
  • Nationally recognized and fully supported feeding clinic that includes outpatient feeding therapy, nutritionists, and psychologists
  • Infusion Center in the Children’s Hospital for easy administration of biologics for our IBD patients
  • Healthy work/life balance


  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Minimum 5 years pediatric gastroenterology experience
  • Eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary

 Penn State Health


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

To learn more about this opportunity, Please contact Patty Shipton, CPRP, Senior Physician Recruiter, at

  • Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspective and lived experiences.  We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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Contact Information

  • Patty Shipton
    Provider Recruitment
    Penn State Health
    100 Crystal a Drive
    HERSHEY, PA 17033


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