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.
Nursing students learn about traditional Chinese medicine on visit to Hong Kong
Even in today’s high-tech health care world, future professionals have much to learn from ancient medical practices. That was the takeaway for six Penn State nursing students who recently traveled to Hong Kong to learn about Chinese health care and nursing education.More...
Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offsprings' feeding controls and feelings of fullness did not function normally.More...
Penn State Hershey appoints new chief financial officer
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has selected Stephen Massini to serve as the medical center’s new chief financial officer, effective April 20.More...
The Medical Minute: Endometriosis is real -- and it’s treatable
Endometriosis is difficult to diagnose, with women often being told for years that they are experiencing their "normal period," and according to the Endometriosis Foundation of America, it affects one in 10 women. Penn State Hershey gynecological surgeon Gerald Harkins is working to get the word out that women with endometriosis do not have to suffer.More...