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Penn State Health Academic Surgical Pathologist in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter Contact: Please contact Anderson B. Smith at (MAILTO:// for additional information.


HERSHEY, PENNSYLVANIA (USA). Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State University College of Medicine is seeking an academic surgical pathologist, non-tenure track, clinician-educator or clinician-scientist, open rank. We are a growing subspecialty practice with annual surgical pathology volume of approximately 45,000 cases and cytopathology volume of 10,000 cytopathology cases, all at the academic hub, the Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Cancer Institute, and Penn State Children’s Hospital. Our anatomic pathology group is fully subspecialized, with most faculty practicing in multiple subspecialty areas. Candidates with interest or experience in surgical pathology subspecialties including GI, breast, bone/soft tissue and pediatric pathology are of particular interest. The successful candidate will practice at Hershey Medical Center.

The successful candidate will join a strong, collegial department of 42 faculty in Anatomic, Clinical and Experimental Pathology, with a new section of Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics forthcoming. The department is in an exciting growth phase and has a fully accredited residency program of 16 positions and 4 accredited fellowships. Faculty participate actively, with several leadership roles, in undergraduate and graduate medical education and graduate school teaching. The COM enrolls 150 students per class and boasts an innovative curriculum. Support for collaborative and independent research, including intramural funding, professional development programs, and faculty mentoring is available. Board-certification or eligibility in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and eligibility for medical licensure in Pennsylvania, are required for the position. The position does not offer J1 waiver or H1B sponsorship.

Hershey Medical Center lies in a particularly beautiful part of south-central PA with excellent schools, reasonable cost of living, easy commutes, and outstanding recreational opportunities. We are within 2 hours by car from major urban areas including Baltimore, DC, and Philadelphia. PSH firmly endorses a culture of respect and strongly supports diversity, equity, and belonging in its workplace.

The position is immediately available, with a start date any time within the 2024- 2025 academic year. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three individuals who could provide a reference.


  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school

  • MD, DO, or credentialed licensed provider

  • Must be board certified and currently possess a license to practice in State of employment


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

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Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

  • Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

  • Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

  • Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

  • Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

  • Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

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Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our employees exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, our employees are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education, and career growth.

YOU TAKE CARE OF THEM. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU. State-of-the-art equipment, endless learning, and a culture of excellence – that’s Penn State Health. But what makes our healthcare award-winning? That’s all you.

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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 perspectives 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. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Academic Surgical Pathologist

Location US:PA:Hershey | Physician | Full Time

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