Daniel J. Schlegel, M.D.
- Family Medicine
Daniel Schlegel, M.D., M.H.A. was born and raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed his liberal arts education at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA before attending and graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Lancaster General Hospital before joining the faculty at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Dr. Schlegel has been involved in teaching medical students and residents for the last 7 years and has been the recipient of Teaching Awards from both resident physicians and students. As Director of the Penn State Family Medicine Residency, he leads fellow faculty and resident family physicians in the final three years of medical training that follow medical school. He sees his own patients at Penn State Medical Group Fishburn and also teaches medical students and residents at the office.
Dr. Schlegel has a special interest in the administrative, economic and policy aspects of healthcare in the United States and in teaching this to residents. He recently completed a Master's Degree in Health Administration from Penn State University to enhance his understanding of those fields and to share his knowledge with students and residents.
Dr. Schlegel has enjoyed backpacking through Europe, skydiving and rotating through electives in Edinburgh, Scotland and Antigua, Guatemala to learn about other nations and their health care systems. He also enjoys spending time with his children and his wife, who is also a family physician.
- Family Medicine
- Administrative, economic and policy aspects of healthcare
- Best Doctors in America (peer selected) - 2013, 2014
- Chairman's Achievement Award - Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Department of Family & Community Medicine - “To reward meritorious achievement in the areas of education, scholarly activity and research, and service to the organization” - 2010
- Exceptional Role Model - (student recognized) - Clinical Skills Course, Penn State University College of Medicine - Multiple Years
- Exceptional Teacher - (student recognized) - Clinical Skills Course, Penn State University College of Medicine - Multiple Years
- Faculty Teaching Award - Penn State/Good Samaritan Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program - 2010-2011
- Measey Scholarship in International Geriatrics - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh - Granted to study Geriatrics in Edinburgh, Scotland - 2002