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.
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Penn State Hershey leaders visit St. Joseph, share vision for the future
On Jan. 21, leaders from Penn State Health and St. Joseph Regional Health Network met in Bern Township, Berks County, to discuss key developments -- and next steps -- as Penn State’s acquisition of St. Joseph moves forward.More...
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Applications being accepted for AFF funding at Penn State Hershey
The Allocation Committee of the Association of Faculty and Friends (AFF) invites Penn State Hershey employees and students to apply for funding for programs that directly support the Medical Center and College of Medicine.More...