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


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 Psychiatry Residency Program, recently attaining initial ACGME accreditation, is open to both D.O. and M.D. applicants. 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 affiliation 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 Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Podiatric Surgery, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology Fellowship, Geriatric Fellowship, Sports Medicine 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 Medical Education, at (814) 868-8217, 814-868-8206,, 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 Service – for OGME-1 Applicants. Applicants interested in our ACGME accredited Psychiatry Residency should apply through the NRMP.  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, Geriatric 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.

For questions or more information, contact:
Millcreek Community Hospital
Medical Education Coordinator
5515 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
(814) 868-8217 or (814) 868-8206

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.

2018 Millcreek Community Hospital Residents

Pictured are (back row, left to right): Brenton Song, D.O., Psych, LECOM; Wanna Jean Mary, D.P.M, Podiatry, KSUCPM; Mark Lohkamp, D.O., TRI, LECOM; Kevin Driscoll, D.P.M., Podiatry, CSPM; Kristian Burgess, D.O., FM, LECOM; Jacob Matsil, D.O; FM, MSUCOM; Cyril Mazhuvanchery, D.O., TRI, LECOM; Bryan Anderson, D.O., Ortho, LECOM; Guneet Sahota, D.O., IM, LECOM; Nicholas Lombardo, PharmD, Pharmacy, LECOM; Saiteja Mallipeddi, D.O., IM, CCOM, Michael Roesel, D.O., IM, LECOM; Oleg Kozak, D.O., IM, LECOM; Ines Kananda, D.O., IM, ACOM, Sara Wemlinger, D.O., Sports Medicine, KCUMB (Front row, left to right): Megan Walker, PharmD, Pharmacy, Duquesne University; Anja Ruffin, D.O., FM, LECOM; Kylee Gross, PharmD, Pharmacy, University at Buffalo; Joshua Stelmack, D.O., IM, LECOM; Vernon Chan, D.O., TRI, LECOM; Drew Miller, D.O., Ortho, LECOM; Ryan Carbaugh, D.O., GI, LECOM; Vani Manchanda, D.P.M., Podiatry, TUSPM; Pooja Rana, D.O., IM, WVSOM; Stefanie Kananda, D.O., IM, ACOM; John Shafik, D.O., Ortho, LECOM; Kiran Chaudhary, M.D., Psych, University of Science, Arts & Technology-British West Indies; Yueling Li, M.D., Psych, Dalian University-China; Michael Schechter, D.O., Sports Medicine, TouroCOM (Not present): Jenna Cheng, D.O., Psych, LECOM and Katherine Crifasi, D.O., Integrative Medicine, PCOM