Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Education
The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology has an ACGME-accredited fellowship program. Educational activities provided by the Division include instruction and training for clinical and research fellows, medical students of the Penn State College of Medicine, students of the Penn State Graduate School, and undergraduates of Penn State University.
We are seeking candidates with strong clinical backgrounds and academic interests. The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital includes eleven Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologists and six Ph.D. research faculty. The clinical service is broadly based to serve the needs of the children of central PA and includes programs in pediatric stem cell transplant, neuro-oncology, pediatric hemophilia/thrombosis, and sickle cell disease. Over 100 new oncology patients are seen yearly. Fellowship training in clinical research is also supported by an institutional K30 program.
The Medical Minute: Children and hot cars a cause for deadly concern
Nearly 700 children have lost their lives over the last 20 years in the United States as a result of being left in or playing in a hot car. At last count, the total in the U.S. this year is 18. National Heat Stroke Prevention Day is July 31.More...
Crafting and racing Pinewood Derby cars at the Children’s Hospital
Patients at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital and their families got to try their hand at crafting Pinewood Derby cars. The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, or AHF, brought Pinewood Derby kits to the hospital where children personalized their cars with stickers, markers and other materials.More...
Parent to present at RQA Lecture on Aug. 13
The next Research Quality Assurance Lecture at Penn State Hershey will be presented by Dr. Leslie Parent, professor of medicine and microbiology and immunology; chief, Division of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology; and co-director of the M.D./Ph.D. Program. She will present “Studying Viruses Using Microscopic Imaging, One Cell at a Time.”More...
ACLS experienced provider course planned at Penn State Hershey
Individuals who hold current ACLS certification and who work in acute care settings where they function as part of a code team on a regular basis may choose to renew their ACLS certification by attending the new ACLS EP Course at Penn State Hershey.More...