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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Subjective screening questions do not reliably identify teenagers who are at risk for hearing loss, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The results suggest that objective hearing tests should be refined for this age group to replace screening questions.More...
The Medical Minute: Enterovirus D68 expected to fade away into winter
Late every summer and into every fall, enteroviruses bring a host of unpleasant ailments. This year, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been making headlines for its potentially severe symptoms in children, causing some alarm among parents.More...
Mets earns top educator honors with SEA/Duke Award
Dr. Berend Mets, Eric A. Walker Professor and chairman of anesthesiology at Penn State Hershey, has earned top educator honors by receiving the Society for Education in Anesthesia SEA/Duke Award.More...
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Penn State Hershey Surgical Weight Loss held its annual Fall Social and Drop Your Drawers event Oct. 16. Patients and guests enjoyed an evening celebrating the life-changing outcomes that surgical weight loss procedures can help to facilitate.More...