Highlights

Institutional Highlights

Simulation Development and Cognitive Science Lab - is a 2000 sq. ft. area, which houses two teaching areas and a research / development area. The laboratory features two adult and one pediatric METI Human Patient Simulators situated in realistic OR settings and virtual reality based stations, including a CathSim intravenous trainer and an AccuTouch Endoscopy Simulator (bronchoscope and colonoscope). Our program utilizes the Sim Lab during BCS and other rotations to practice central line placement, lumbar puncture, intubation, and ACLS protocols. For more information, please visit their website

The General Clinical Research Center at Penn State - Our primary mission is to provide research infrastructure for investigators who conduct research with human subjects. Investigations carried out can include studies of normal and abnormal human function and studies of cause, prevention, progression, and cure of diseases. For more information, please visit their website.

Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute (PSHVI) -With balanced excellence in care, research and education, the Penn State Heart & Vascular Institute will be the preferred provider of heart and vascular care for people of Central Pennsylvania and a national model of total heart and vascular health. The PSHVI houses dedicated floor space and has its own ICU and intermediate level care unit. For more information, please visit their website.

The Penn State Cancer Institute (PSCI) is comprised of an independent day hospital and infusion room for outpatient care as well as a dedicated ward for inpatient treatment. With an emphasize on discovery and multi-disciplinary approach to cancer care the PSCI is the area's only comprehensive cancer center and a leader in of state-of-the art research and patient care. For more information, please visit their website.