Welcome to Penn State Hershey Educational Affairs

Educational Affairs oversees the education and training of medical students at the Penn State College of Medicine and the residents at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We strive to create a contemporary model of medical education with the goal to graduate the most compassionate and competent doctors possible.  More...

Academic Year 2014-15


White Coat Ceremony
Friday, August 1, 2014
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Great American Hall, Hershey Lodge
Light reception to follow.

Deans' Welcoming Picnic & Student Activities Fair
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Picnic: University Conference Center Tent
Fair: University Conference Center, Rooms 302A-C

Convocation and Awards Ceremony
Friday, September 19, 2014
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. ~ Ceremony: Junker Auditorium
5:30 – 6:00 p.m. ~ Reception: College of Medicine Courtyard 

Education Retreat
Curriculum Integration across the Years
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University Conference Center

Match Day
Friday, March 20, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Keystone Ballroom
Hershey Country Club

Commencement Awards Ceremony
By Invitation Only
Saturday, May 16, 2015
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
University Conference Center Tent

Commencement Ceremony
Sunday, May 17, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Founders Hall, Milton Hershey School


Join Penn State Hershey Humanities from September through May in conjunction with the Drs. Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine present a noon hour brown bag discussion of a humanities-related topic. The sessions are free, open to all, and no pre-registration is required. For more information about these programs contact the Humanities Department at 717-531-8778.