Daniel J. Schlegel, M.D.,MHA
- Family Medicine
Daniel Schlegel, M.D., M.H.A. was born and raised in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He studied biology and psychology as a Neuroscience major at education at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. While studying medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, he decided to pursue the specialty of Family Medicine. His Family Medicine Residency training was at Lancaster General Hospital before he joined the faculty at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Dr. Schlegel has been involved in teaching medical students and residents since 2006 and has been the recipient of Teaching Awards from both resident physicians and students. As Director of the Penn State Health Family Medicine Residency at Hershey, he oversees faculty and the education of resident family physicians in the final three years of medical training that follow medical school. Dr. Schlegel has a special interest in the administrative and policy aspects of healthcare in the United States and enjoys teaching this to residents. He 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. He has additional training in administration of the Family Medicine Residency Program through his Junior Faculty Development Program at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and through the National Institute for Program Director Development.
Dr. Schlegel sees patients at his office with the Penn State Medical Group Fishburn Road in Hershey.
Dr. Schlegel enjoys spending time with his children and his wife, who is also a family physician, and has enjoyed travelling and studying medicine in rotations in Edinburgh, Scotland and Antigua, Guatemala.
- Family Medicine
- 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
- Fellowship, National Institute for Program Director Development - 2014-2015
- Measey Scholarship in International Geriatrics - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh - Granted to study Geriatrics in Edinburgh, Scotland - 2002
- Physician 40 Under 40, Pennsylvania Medical Society - 2016
- Graduate Medical Education, health system administration, and organizational communication