Fellowships

The Administration of Millcreek Community Hospital ensures that the MCH Resident Stipends, salaries , are commensurate with the Residency Programs and level of training and are competitive with other Hospital's Residency Programs.

Fellowships

Millcreek Community Hospital offers more Residency/Fellowship Training Programs than any other hospital in Erie County

 

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The Administration of Millcreek Community Hospital ensures that the MCH Resident Stipends, salaries, are commensurate with the Residency Programs and level of training and are competitive with other Hospital’s Residency Programs. Millcreek Community Hospital takes Pride in the training of their Residents. There are currently five Residency Programs and seven Fellowship Programs at Millcreek Community Hospital: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Psychiatry Residency, Podiatry Residency, Gastroenterology Fellowship, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Geriatric Fellowship, OMM Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellowship and the Integrative Medicine Fellowship.

Residency/Fellowship Benefits

Vacation: Fellows receive twenty days of paid leave and three days for illness each training year. (This includes five days for CME)

Education Allowance: Fellows receive $1800 for continuing medical education which can be used to participate in extramural education seminars or the purchase of books, subscriptions or other scholarly materials. Fellows take the ACLS Certification course at Millcreek Community Hospital, at no cost.

Membership to the LECOM Medical Fitness & Wellness Center.

Relocation Allowance: Incoming Fellows are granted up to a $1000 relocation allowance to facilitate the move to Erie, PA. There is a wide range of rentals or home options in both urban and rural settings. Hospital subsidized housing is also available. The Millcreek Community Hospital staff will be happy to assist you in finding accommodations to suit you.

Insurance: Fellows receive malpractice, medical, dental and life insurance at no cost. The malpractice insurance provides coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Medical insurance for the Fellow and his/her family is provided. A pharmaceutical plan allows prescriptions to be filled by the Hospital s Pharmacy at a reduced rate. Life insurance is equal to one year’s salary.

On-Call Meals: Fellows receive all meals while on-duty and while on-call at Millcreek Community Hospital, at no cost. Their families are welcome to join them while on-call and receive the employee discount on all meals.

Library Facilities: Millcreek Community Hospital has a well equipped medical library where Fellows may obtain computerized literature searches and copies of articles at no charge. The MCH Medical Library has an active interlibrary loan program with LECOM, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Fellows also have access to the library at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Masters of Medical Education: Participation in the Masters of Science in Medical Education Program, offered by LECOM, Lake Erie college of Osteopathic Medicine, is a requirement of our Training Programs. Residents & G.I. Fellows are required to complete the program, which is tuition free for our trainees, which results in a Masters of Science Degree conferred during the Residency/G.I. Fellowship. In addition, the Master of Science in Health Services Administration and Master of Science in Biomedical Ethics are available to residents at a reduced tuition rate. Residents/Fellows may be eligible for contoured student loan deferment while enrolled in these programs.

Other Benefits:

Fellows are provided with three lab coats each year at no charge.


For questions or more information, contact:


LECOM Health – Millcreek Community Hospital
Medical Education
5515 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Kaitlin Hanes
Medical Education Program Coordinator
Internal Medicine Residency
Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship
Gastroenterology Fellowship
Integrative Medicine Fellowship
(814) 868-8217
khanes@mch1.org

Michalle Schodt
Medical Education Program Coordinator
Orthopedic Surgery Residency
OMM Fellowship
(814) 868-8206
mschodt@mch1.org

Tara Yochim
Medical Education Program Coordinator
Family Medicine Residency
Podiatry Residency
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Traditional Rotating Internship
(814) 868-8294
tyochim@mch1.org

Alexa Sonney
Medical Education Program Coordinator
Psychiatry Residency
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
(814) 868-8229
asonney3@mch1.org

Residents applying to our Sports Medicine, OMM, Geriatric FM, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Integrative Medicine, and the Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowships and Residents wanting to apply to a PGY-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 (PGY-1 Residency Positions), our Gastroenterology Fellowship and our Geriatric Internal Medicine Fellowship, please submit an application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Services). Selected candidates will be asked to personally interview in Erie. LECOM Sports Medicine does not participate in the match.

Thank you for your interest in our exciting program.

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.

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