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Please direct all media inquiries to the Office of Marketing and Communications at 717-531-8606. Outside of regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), please call 717-531-8521 and ask the hospital operator to page the on-call PR specialist.

The Office of Marketing and Communications works to provide accurate and timely information to the media and other members of the public. We welcome interview requests and other queries, which will be handled as promptly as possible. In return, we ask that members of the media keep in mind the following policies and guidelines, which are designed with the well-being and privacy of our patients in mind:
  • All media visits to the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine or any Penn State Medical Group site must be approved in advance by the Office of Marketing and Communications.
  • While visiting our campus or Medical Group site, members of the media must be accompanied by a representative of the Office of Marketing and Communications at all times.
  • All interviews with physicians, faculty, staff and patients must be arranged through and facilitated by the Office of Marketing and Communications. Please do not contact such individuals directly.
When referencing our organization in news copy, please note the following guidelines:
  • First mention – Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    • Subsequent mentions – Milton S. Hershey Medical Center or Hershey Medical Center
  • First mention – Penn State College of Medicine
    • Subsequent mentions – College of Medicine
  • First mention – Penn State Children’s Hospital
    • Subsequent mentions – Children’s Hospital
  • First mention – Penn State Cancer Institute
    • Subsequent mentions – Cancer Institute
Any questions regarding our public relations policies and practices should be directed to the Office of Marketing and Communications at 717-531-8606. After hours, please call 717-531-8521 and ask the hospital operator to page the on-call PR specialist.