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Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology

Penn State Health Children's Hospital
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Jun 9, 2024

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Job Details

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is recruiting a Division Chief in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Neurology.

Opportunity Highlights

  • Join a team of 8 physicians, 2 advanced practice providers, and a full complement of ancillary staff including excellent administrative support, nursing support, care management, dietician, and neuropsychology support.
  • Our Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is contained within the children’s hospital and has 2 beds with a planned expansion to 4.
  • The Division has a heavy focus on neurophysiology and neuromuscular conditions and is one of a few approved centers to offer several gene therapies.
  • Multidisciplinary programs in Neuromuscular Medicine (EMG/NCV lab), Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Clinic, Ketogenic Diet Clinic, Neurofibromatosis Clinic, CMT Center of Excellence, PPMD-certified muscular dystrophy clinic and a close tie to the MDA.
  • High quality academic and clinical program with ongoing clinical trials.
  • Provide education for neurology, child psychiatry, pediatrics, combined medicine-pediatric, and family and community residents, medical students, and PA students.
  • Strong teamwork and positive work culture


  • Medical degree – MD, DO, or foreign equivalent
  • Fellowship trained, BC/BE in Pediatric Neurology
  • Minimum 5 years pediatric neurology experience
  • Eligible for the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • Interest in growing an already well-established pediatric neurology division.
  • Proven leadership experience in an academic healthcare environment
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student and resident education and research/scholarly activity is necessary

Penn State Health


  • Hershey is a suburban community in a metropolitan area and is one of the fastest growing regions in the state.
  • The area offers excellent public schools with many districts ranking in the top 100 in the state.
  • Hershey is approximately 12 miles from Harrisburg, the state capital, and within a short train ride or drive to New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore.

To learn more about this opportunity, Please contact Patty Shipton, CPRP, Senior Physician Recruiter, at

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 perspective 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.


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