Medical Education

Choosing a Residency Program is an exciting milestone in your medical education. Millcreek Community Hospital offers Osteopathic Residency Programs in a variety of specialties.

Medical Education


For the post match scramble, all interested applicants should complete an on-line residency application. The application is located at Residency/Fellowship Application. If you should have any questions, please call (814) 868-8217 or (814) 868-8206.


kalata_johnDirector of Medical Education

John J. Kalata, D.O., M.S. (Med. Ed,)
Telephone: (814) 868-8217
Email: jkalata@aol.com

 

Choosing a Residency Program is an exciting milestone in your medical education. Millcreek Community Hospital offers Osteopathic Residency Programs in a variety of specialties. Our programs provide a supportive educational environment including both didactic training and bedside teaching

Highlights of our programs include:

  • Broad exposure to inpatient and outpatient clinical experience
  • Dedicated didactic time in each specialty area
  • Research opportunities throughout your training
  • Close affiliate with LECOM, the nation’s largest medical school
  • Conferral of a required Masters of Science Degree in Medical Education through LECOM
  • Free membership in the LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center

Links are provided to assist you in becoming further acquainted with our Residents, Fellows, Faculty, Institution, Programs of Training and our Community. Our Training Programs include Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatric Surgery, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology Fellowship, Geriatric Fellowship, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Integrative Medicine FellowshipPulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship.  All of programs include training towards a conferred degree in Master’s of Medical Education. This degree will develop teaching skills consistent with the goals of Millcreek Community Hospital to provide physicians for today and physician educators for tomorrow.

Please contact our Program Coordinator, Marilyn Tracy, at (814) 868-8217, mchmeded@mch1.org, for further information about our Residency/Fellowship Programs.

Osteopathic Medical Students interested in applying to our programs should submit an application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Services), starting on July 1 of each year. If you would like to match with Millcreek Community Hospital, please provide your information through National Matching – for OGME-1 Applicants. Gastroenterology Fellowship applicants and Geriatric Internal Medicine Fellowship Applicants can apply through ERAS starting on July 1 of each year.

Residents applying to our Sports Medicine, OMM, Geriatirc FM, Integrative Medicine Fellowship and the Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellowship and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships and Residents wanting to apply to an OGME-2 Year (or beyond) are encouraged to submit a Residency/Fellowship Application (on-line application) to Medical Education, Millcreek Community Hospital. A copy of the Resident’s/Fellow’s board scores, transcript and at least two letters of recommendation are to be included. To apply to any of our Internships (OGME1 Residency Positions), our Gastroenterology Fellowship and our Geriatric Internal Medicine Fellowship, please submit an application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Services).


All interested applicants should complete an on-line residency application. The application is located at Residency/Fellowship Application.


For questions or more information, contact:
Millcreek Community Hospital
Medical Education Coordinator
5515 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 868-8217
mchmeded@mch1.org

Selection of residents and fellows shall not be based on race, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, color, disability which would not directly impede the training process or any other characteristic protected by law.


2015 Millcreek Community Hospital Residents

Pictured are new residents and fellows: First row, from left: Sanjiv Gollakota, D.O. – Internal Medicine; Chad Walls, D.O.* – Orthopedics; Chrisalbeth Guillermo, D.O. – Psychiatry; Sydney Domanowski, D.O.* – Family Medicine; Taylor Hoff, D.P.M. – Podiatry; A.J. Farris, D.O.* – Internal Medicine; Olga Stetsyuk, D.O. – Ophthalmology; Christine Davis, D.O*. – Traditional Rotating Intern; Stephen Heisler, D.P.M. – Podiatry. Second row, from left: Nahad Wassel, D.P.M. – Podiatry; Jonathan Callegari, D.O*. – Orthopedics; David Zupruk, D.O.* – Orthopedics; Farhad Amiri, D.O. – Psychiatry; Zachary Morrill, D.O. – Internal Medicine; Bryan Colligan, D.O*. – Internal Medicine; Timothy Verrilli, D.O.* – Internal Medicine; and Jennifer Fretwell, D.O.* – Internal Medicine. Third row, from left: Adam Riordan, D.O.* – Gastroenterology; Jacob Horn, D.O.* – Psychiatry; Christopher Buzas, D.O.* – Ophthalmology; Andrew Agnew, D.O.* – ENT; Aaron Leininger, D.O.* – Orthopedics; Kevin Hough, D.O.* – Internal Medicine; Peter Laucks, D.O.* – Internal Medicine; and Jason Meeks, D.O.* – Psychiatry. Not pictured: Michael Meinhold, D.O.* – Orthopedics; Francis Foti, D.O.* – Sports Medicine; Nicholas Thompson, D.O.* – Sports Medicine; Farzad Pourarian, D.O.* – Sports Medicine; Bo Xiao, D.O.* – Integrative Medicine; Anand Popuri, D.O.* – Pulmonary-Critical Care. *Graduates of LECOM

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