Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center

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Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Penn State University M.S. Hershey Medical Center (PSU)

   

The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is a 484 bed tertiary care and Level I trauma center in south central Pennsylvania for Adults and Pediatrics. The Center receives 1,400 trauma patients per year and has the highest average ISS score of any center in the state. The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation has 24 full- time faculty in Hershey which includes 3 devoted to trauma care. Currently, the department is approved to recruit five orthopaedic residents per year. There are 3 full time clinical research assistants within the department – one of whom is devoted to the trauma division. The Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship is in its second year. There is a robust well-funded Musculoskeletal Research Division which supports full time 4 PhD's. The College of Medicine houses the Penn State General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) funded by the National Center for Research Resources. This research center in conjunction with the Department of Public Health Sciences, which supports biostatistic activities, are two resources available to all clinicians involved in clinical research.

 

Site Principal Investigator: J. Spence Reid, MD