Staff Physician - Anatomic Pathology Professional

 Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Varied

Hours:  Varied

Recruiter:  Please contact Erica Moyer at for additional information


Job Summary:


Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State University College of Medicine is seeking an academic surgical pathologist, tenure- or non-tenure track, clinician-educator or clinician-scientist, open rank. We are a growing subspecialty practice with annual surgical pathology volume of approximately 40,000 cases at the quaternary care academic hub: the Hershey Medical Center, Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital. Penn State Health is a multi-hospital system that will encompass 4 separately staffed regional community hospitals by mid-2022. Candidates with fellowship training or significant experience in Breast, Pulmonary, and Gastro-intestinal/Liver Pathology are of most interest for this position. Most faculty members do practice in>1 subspecialty.


The successful candidate will join a strong, collegial department of 40 faculty in Anatomic, Clinical and Experimental Pathology, with a new Division of Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics forthcoming. The department is in an exciting growth phase under a new Chair. The department has a fully accredited residency program of 16 positions, with 4 ACGME-accredited fellowships, and participates actively in undergraduate and graduate medical education and graduate school teaching. The COM enrolls 150 students per class and boasts an innovative curriculum. Clinical, translational and basic research is thriving. Support for collaborative and independent research, including intramural funding, professional development programs, and faculty mentoring is provided. 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.


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 2-4 hours by car from major urban areas including Baltimore, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and New York City. PSH endorses a culture of respect and strongly supports diversity, equity and inclusion in its workplace. 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.


What we're offering:


Competitive salary and generous benefits

A collaborative environment rich with diversity

Participation in resident and medical student education

A high quality program with a national reputation for teaching, research, and state of the art patient care

Interaction with dynamic clinicians across departments and participation in innovative educational approaches

Rank commensurate with experience


What we're seeking:


MD, DO, or foreign equivalent

Completion of accredited training program

Ability to acquire a license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania

BC/BE in anatomic pathology or anatomic and clinical pathology

Must be able to obtain valid federal and state narcotics certificates


About Penn State Health:


Penn State Health is a multi-hospital health system serving patients and communities across 29 counties in central Pennsylvania. It employs more than 16,800 people system-wide. The system includes Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children's Hospital, and Penn State Cancer Institute based in Hershey, Pa.; Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center in Camp Hill, Pa.; Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center in Enola, Pa., and more than 3,000 physicians and direct care providers at more than 90+ unique medical office locations. Additionally, the system jointly operates various health care providers, including Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. In December 2017, Penn State Health partnered with Highmark Health to facilitate creation of a value-based, community care network in the region. Penn State Health shares an integrated strategic plan and operations with Penn State College of Medicine, the University's medical school. With campuses in State College and Hershey, Pa., the College of Medicine boasts a portfolio of more than $100 million in funded research and more than 1,700 students and trainees in medicine, nursing, other health professions and biomedical research.



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 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Non bargained