Our pharmacists are vital members of your care team, ready to help you and your doctor with expert advice on today’s advanced medicines.
Pharmacy Professionals and Staff
The Department of Pharmacy boasts a quality leadership team, highly skilled and licensed pharmacy professionals, supported by an able staff. All our pharmacists are graduates of accredited pharmacy schools throughout the nation. Many have completed post-graduate general and specialized pharmacy residency programs or have attained certification in a specialized practice area. We require all of our pharmacy technicians to be certified by the national Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.
Medication Specialists Devoted to Patient Care
Our pharmacists don’t just fill prescriptions with care and accuracy. They are experts in modern medicine and the latest research. They serve as specialists in caring for those with complex diseases, and counselors who teach patients the importance of their therapy.
We are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
Our Vision and Values
Provide optimal pharmacotherapy to patients across the continuum of care through collaboration with and the education of our patients and health care providers. This will be achieved by implementing a patient-focused pharmacy practice model, using innovative technological solutions, conducting ground-breaking research, and fostering a spirit of excellence.
Our Penn State Health values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence provide the basis to achieve our vision and to provide the highest quality care to our patients.
Pharmacy Services for Patients and Staff
The Department of Pharmacy at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center provides numerous services to our patients and staff, including:
- Anticoagulation Clinic
- Chemotherapy/Infusion Room Pharmacy
- Inpatient Services (for those in the hospital)
- Investigational Drug Services
- Outpatient Pharmacy Retail Services
- Prescription Assistance Program
- Specialty Pharmacy