Obstetrics & Gynecology - Professional Education
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers an academic program with an ACGME-approved obstetrics and gynecology residency and a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship.
In addition, the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery established an AAGL-approved minimally invasive gynecologic surgery fellowship in 2010.
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Excellence in OB/GYN education
Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are committed to establishing and maintaining high-quality medical education training programs.
Our institution provides the diverse patient population, dedicated faculty, excellent clinical and basic science departments, and nationally recognized research programs required to create an environment optimal for learning and for the development of future leaders in the art and science of medicine.
We offer numerous opportunities for continuing education for medical professionals, several options for medical degrees, an accredited Physician Assistant program, and a number of graduate medical education programs in both residency and fellowships.
Residencies and Fellowships
The ACGME-accredited four-year OB/GYN Residency is a university-based, comprehensive program. Residents are exposed to the full range of obstetric and gynecologic subspecialties under the supervision of 21 full-time faculty and six part-time faculty members committed to resident education.
The Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship's training takes place at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center College of Medicine, the maternal transport center for Central Pennsylvania. Our Labor and Delivery Unit is state-of-the-art; our ultrasound unit consists of top of the line equipment. We have three sonographers operating three rooms with an expected annual volume of nearly 8,000 scans. Specialty rotations and electives are available. In addition to our clinical strength, resources for basic and clinical science research are significant. We are the only unit in central Pennsylvania to have four faculty certified in Maternal Fetal Medicine by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).
The Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Fellowship is a two-year surgical fellowship structured to ensure adequate time in all aspects of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery and female pelvic surgery.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Continuing Education
A variety of continuing education programs take place in obstetrics and gynecology. When available, registration information is listed here.