MD Student Information

The Office of Student Affairs at Penn State College of Medicine is committed to supporting the educational mission of the medical school for our students. The staff provides and supports a wide variety of programs and resources that enhance student experience and development, including career planning, support for clubs and organizations, counseling services, student mentorship programs, support for disability/insurance services and more. The staff is personally committed to the success of each student in their path to specialty selection and graduation.

Services provided through Student Affairs include:

  • Personal advising
  • Academic advising and support
  • Career advising
  • Letters of recommendation for scholarships and awards
  • MSPE, Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) support
  • Planning and coordination of orientation, Match, graduation events and student programs
  • Societies
  • Careers in Medicine
  • Wellness program
  • Student governance and student organizations
  • Student leadership support
  • Referrals to other resources students may need

Contact the Office of Student Affairs

Email: StudentAffairs@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

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