Penn State Hershey Surgery Research

As an academic surgery department our faculty is committed to advancing the science of surgery through the pursuit of pioneering research, scholarly activity, and innovation. Research initiatives within the Department range from NIH supported research in bioengineering and the surgical basic sciences to industry sponsored clinical trials to entrepreneurial technology transfer and innovation programs. All divisions sponsor programs of research and scholarly investigation. 

Throughout the department there are basic science and clinical research opportunities for students, residents, and faculty. For information and assistance regarding research projects and opportunities, please refer to specific divisional websites or contact our Research Affairs Office.