Organization profile

Organization profile

The Department of Medicine at Penn State College of Medicine is making great strides in its key mission areas of patient care, research, education and community service - not only improving upon personal bests but overtaking national standards as well.

The department's dedication to constant improvement puts it at the forefront of quality and expertise.

The Department of Medicine provides patient care and oversight for the diagnostic and treatment centers at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center through its many divisions, including internal medicine as well as focused expertise within several specialty areas.

Outpatient visits are growing, with more than 100,000 every year.

Department faculty engage learners at all levels, including students enrolled in medical and graduate schools as well as residents, fellows and physician colleagues.

As part of a top-tier public research university, many Department of Medicine faculty members engage in collaborative research with faculty in other colleges at Penn State. Departmental research programs include close to $50 million of sponsored research each year, with residents, fellows and medical students participating in clinical, basic and translational research in collaboration with faculty.

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    A 71-year-old man with recurrent pulmonary mycobacterial avium complex infections and lymphopenia

    Al-Shaikhly, T., Buckner, F. S., Altman, M. C., Ochs, H. D. & Ayars, A. G., Jan 1 2020, In : Allergy and Asthma Proceedings. 41, 1, p. 66-69 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A Commentary on Safety Precautions for Otologic Surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Saadi, R. A., Bann, D. V., Patel, V. A., Goldenberg, D., May, J. & Isildak, H., Jun 1 2020, In : Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (United States). 162, 6, p. 797-799 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Scopus citations

    A day in the life of an internal medicine resident - a time study: what is changed from first to third year?

    Wieler, J., Lehman, E., Khalid, M. F. & Hennrikus, E., Mar 30 2020, In : Advances in Medical Education and Practice. 2020, 11, p. 253-258

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Adults want to play too: Feasibility of an adult physical activity program designed to maximize enjoyment

    Upham, K., Auer, B. J., Sciamanna, C. N., Mowen, A. J., Smyth, J. M., Conroy, D. E., Silvis, M., Kraschnewski, J. L., Rovniak, L. S., Lehman, E., Kearcher, K., Vizzini, M. & Cesarone, L., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 17, 2, p. 230-235 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A focus on the use of subcutaneous C1-inhibitor for treatment of hereditary angioedema

    Villavicencio, M. F. & Craig, T., May 3 2020, In : Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 16, 5, p. 451-455 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A Hyalinizing Clear Cell Carcinoma of the Base of Tongue

    Hwang, G., Goldenberg, D., Warrick, J. & Slonimsky, G., May 1 2020, In : Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. 99, 4, p. 237-238 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    1 Scopus citations

    Ambulatory Monitoring of Heart Sounds via an Implanted Device Is Superior to Auscultation for Prediction of Heart Failure Events

    Cao, M., Gardner, R. S., Hariharan, R., Nair, D. G., Schulze, C., An, Q., Thakur, P. H., Kwan, B., Zhang, Y. & Boehmer, J. P., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 26, 2, p. 151-159 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Scopus citations

    A multistage murine breast cancer model reveals long-lived premalignant clones refractory to parity-induced protection

    Li, S., Gestl, S. A. & Gunther, E. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 13, 2, p. 173-183 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Appropriate Use Criteria for Gastrointestinal Transit Scintigraphy

    Maurer, A. H., Abell, T., Bennett, P., Diaz, J. R., Harris, L. A., Hasler, W., Iagaru, A., Koch, K. L., McCallum, R. W., Parkman, H. P., Rao, S. S. C. & Tulchinsky, M., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 61, 3, p. 11N-17N

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Appropriate Use Criteria for Nuclear Medicine in the Evaluation and Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer

    Donohoe, K. J., Aloff, J., Avram, A. M., Bennet, K. G., Giovanella, L., Greenspan, B., Gulec, S., Hassan, A., Kloos, R. T., Solórzano, C. C., Stack, B. C., Tulchinsky, M., Tuttle, R. M., Van Nostrand, D. & Wexler, J. A., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine. 61, 3, p. 375-396 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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