Affiliations & Memberships

Affiliations & Memberships

Penn State College of Medicine enjoys partnerships with major medical centers in Pennsylvania and national organizations that support high-quality medical education.

Local Healthcare Organization Affiliations

Good Samaritan Health System

Located in Lebanon, PA, Good Samaritan is a 125-year-old community hospital that aims to provide high-quality, compassionate healthcare that improves the overall health of our community.

Lehigh Valley Hospital

Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, PA, offers elective and ambulatory surgery, a community health and wellness center, HIV/AIDS and hepatitis care, and a sleep disorders center.

Mount Nittany Medical Center

Mount Nittany Medical Center is a 260-bed acute-care facility in State College, PA, that offers medical, surgical, diagnostic, and community services.

York Hospital

York Hospital has been serving the needs of patients since 1906 and offers excellent medical/surgical units, 24-hour emergency care, and extensive inpatient and outpatient services.


Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC)

The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to advance the nation's health and well-being through vigorous leadership of the nation’s academic health centers.

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the medical schools, teaching hospitals, academic and professional societies, faculty, residents, and students represented commit to improving the nation's health through medical education, research, and high-quality patient care. Members are dedicated to the communities they serve, committed to advancing the public good, and steadfast in their desire to earn and keep the public's trust for the role they are privileged to play in our society.

Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)

The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is a statewide membership services organization that advocates for nearly 250 Pennsylvania acute and specialty care, primary care, subacute care, long-term care, home health, and hospice providers, as well as the patients and communities they serve.


Vizient is an alliance of 101 academic medical centers and 184 of their affiliated hospitals representing 90 percent of the nation’s non-profit academic medical centers. Members are offered specific programs and services to improve clinical, operational, and patient safety performance. The mission of the UHC is to advance knowledge, foster collaboration, and promote change to help members succeed in their markets.