Rachel Levine, MD
Rachel Levine, MD, is Physician General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As Physician General, Dr. Levine advises the Governor and the Secretary of Health on health matters and policy. In her role as Physician General, Dr. Levine serves as chair of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority per Act 13, 2002. Dr. Levine is also Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Previously, Dr. Levine was vice-chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders at the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. It was there she initiated a Division of Adolescent Medicine for the care of complex teens with medical and psychological problems. In addition, Dr. Levine also started the Penn State Hershey Eating Disorders Program which offers multidisciplinary treatment for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Dr. Levine graduated from Harvard College and Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Levine was nominated as the Physician General by the Governor pursuant to MCARE Act Section 303(b)(1).