Pathology – Professional Education
Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are committed to establishing and maintaining high-quality Graduate Medical Education training programs.
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The Department of Pathology includes the Divisions of Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Experimental Pathology. Faculty members’ expertise covers the full spectrum of major pathology subspecialties in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Faculty in Experimental Pathology include highly successful scientists who have made significant contributions to our understanding of skin pigmentation, cancer genomics, viral oncogenesis, cancer detection, DNA mutagenesis, and polycystic ovary disease.
See all pathology residency and fellowship opportunities listed below.
Residencies and Fellowships
The Pathology Residency Program is an integral part of the Department of Pathology and plays an important role in the academic and clinical life of the medical center. During their training at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, residents build their knowledge and experience in the various disciplines of anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and experimental pathology.
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
The Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a fully funded one-year, ACGME-accredited position that admits one fellow per year.
The Dermatopathology Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a one-year, ACGME-accredited program that admits one fellow per year.
The Hematopathology Fellowship at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a fully funded, one-year, ACGME-accredited program that admits one fellow per year.
Surgical Pathology Fellowship
This is a fully-funded one year ACGME-accredited position that includes training in all aspects of clinical adult and pediatric surgical pathology. Applicants should be board-certified or board-eligible in combined Anatomic/Clinical Pathology or Anatomic Pathology only.
The Anatomic Pathology elective is tailored to best serve each student’s individual goals. For instance, you may: be considering a career in pathology; desire a review of the pathology of human disease; or you may have chosen a residency already, and want to improve your understanding of the related pathology.
The one-year postdoctoral fellowship in microbiology, offered through the Department of Pathology, is intended to train and prepare the applicant to compete for CPEP (ASM) accredited two-year fellowships and board certification in medical and public health microbiology.
A maximum of one fellow is admitted per year, working in the laboratories of the Pathology Department. The applicant will apply a variety of techniques during on-the-job training in clinical laboratory procedures primarily utilized in a clinical microbiology (Dr. Craft) and virology (Dr. Wallace Greene) laboratory serving a healthcare system in Central Pennsylvania.
All positions are posted via PSU Jobs, and applications are accepted only through that platform.