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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center provides care for patients with complex and rare acute and chronic diseases and is the main referral center for the central Pennsylvania region. One of our main missions is to provide comprehensive education in our specialty, and we have multiple fellowships dedicated to this mission. We offer a three-year fellowship in pulmonary/critical care medicine, a two-year fellowship in allergy/immunology, and a one-year fellowship in interventional pulmonology.

Fellows in our programs benefit from the broad referral base and range of specialty care that our center provides. In the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, these include but are not limited to:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Care Center
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Care Center
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease Clinic
  • Sarcoidosis Clinic
  • Interventional Pulmonology Program
  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team

In the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, these include but are not limited to:

  • Allergic rhinitis, asthma, anaphylaxis and urticarial disorders
  • Drug, food and venom disorders
  • Immune deficiency and eosinophilic disorders including eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease (EGID)
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinic

In the Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship, these include but are not limited to:

  • Pleural disease program
  • Pulmonary nodule program

Additionally, our center receives referrals for ICU transfers from across the region due to the multitude of specialty care services that we provide. This includes, but is not limited to, referrals for ECMO, heart transplant, advanced endoscopic procedures, advanced interventional radiology procedures and hematologic emergencies.

Faculty in the division are actively engaged in clinical, basic and translational research, and fellows receive mentorship during their research years from these experienced faculty.

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