Allergy, Asthma and Immunology - Professional Education
The educational mission is a key part of the Division of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
The faculty are very active and take pride in educating the next leaders in medicine throughout the year in our top-of-the-line clerkship and fellowship programs.
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Excellence in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Education
We welcome students from LCME-accredited schools of medicine and osteopathic medicine for elective clerkship rotations. Our fellowship program provides outstanding post-graduate training in allergy, asthma and immunology. We build our curriculum around active patient-care experiences as well as formal didactic sessions.
The Allergy, Asthma and Immunology team also sponsors continuing medical education seminars, and faculty often speak at national conferences.
Residencies and Fellowships
The Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a two-year, ACGME-accredited program that admits two fellows per year.
Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clerkship
The Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clerkship provides a setting for medical students to learn to care for patients with asthma, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis/rhinosinusitis, allergic conjunctivitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy and/or intolerance, hymenoptera venom sting allergy, drug allergy, anaphylaxis, urticaria and angioedema, as well as patients with various immunodeficiency problems.
Many educational events are part of the Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Clinic.
The Allergy and Immunology Educational Conference Series is held 8 to 11 a.m. each Wednesday in the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Pulmonary Conference Room.
A community-based Continuing Medical Education event, Innovations in Allergy and Immunology, is held annually. The next event will be Sept. 7, 2017, at the Hershey Lodge.
Most of the clinic team attends the annual conference of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. The next such event will be March 2017 in Atlanta. Faoud T. Ishmael, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, will present on “Gender Differences of Eosinophilic Inflammation in Asthma.”