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.
Bariatric surgery restores nerve cell properties altered by diet
Understanding how gastric bypass surgery changes the properties of nerve cells that help regulate the digestive system could lead to new treatments that produce the same results without surgery, according to Penn State College of Medicine scientists, who have shown how surgery restores some properties of nerve cells that tell people their stomachs are full.More...
Penn State College of Medicine awarded $1 million AMA grant
Penn State College of Medicine has been awarded a prestigious $1 million grant by the American Medical Association as part of a program aimed at transforming the way the physicians of tomorrow are trained.More...
Penn State Hershey entrepreneurs win first 'startup boot camp' awards
Dr. Joseph Sassani, ophthalmologist at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and professor of ophthalmology and pathology at Penn State College of Medicine, is the winner of The TechCelerator@Hershey’s inaugural Eight Week Boot Camp program for promising entrepreneurs.More...
Collaborative Hershey and University Park medical service trip
This spring brought the first collaborative spring break service trip for University Park undergraduates and Hershey medical students and physicians.More...