Internal Medicine

The specialty of Internal Medicine consists of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases with emphasis on internal organs of the body in the adolescent and adult patient.

Internal Medicine Residency

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.

Program Director: Eric Milie, D.O., FACOI, M.S. (Med.Ed.)


Telephone: (814) 868-5481





The specialty of Internal Medicine consists of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases with emphasis on internal organs of the body in the adolescent and adult patient. The mission of LECOM Health – Millcreek Community Hospital’s Internal Medicine Residency Program is to provide Residents with a comprehensive structured cognitive and procedural clinical education, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. It will enable them to become competent, proficient and professional internists. The program is designed to provide the Resident with advanced and concentrated training in internal medicine and to prepare the Resident for certification.

Program Overview

The Internal Medicine Residency program received initial ACGME accreditation as of July 1, 2017. The program is thirty-six (36) months in duration and consists of Internal Medicine rotations and its subspecialties.

The rotation schedule incorporates all ACGME requirements and accommodates sufficient individualized rotations and electives to address the individual learning needs and interests as indicated in the outlined schedule below:

Specialty Rotation PGY-1 Year PGY-2 & PGY-3 Year
Critical Care 3-6 Months
Endocrinology 1 Month
Gastroenterology 1 Month
Hematology/Oncology 1 Month
Infectious Disease 1 Month
Nephrology 1 Month
Neurology 1 Month
Rheumatology 1 Month
Critical Care 3-6 Months
General Internal Medicine 4-6 months 6-8 Months
Pulmonology 1 Month 1 Month
Geriatric Medicine 2-3 Months
Cardiology 1 Month
Surgery 1 Month
Emergency Medicine 1 Month
Electives 2 Months


Resident Salaries
PGY 1: $51,500
PGY 2: $52,530
PGY 3: $53,550

Residents also participate in a multi-million dollar Simulation/Sim-Man Procedure Lab in collaboration with Gannon University, Erie, PA.


Residents participate in a variety of educational activities from teaching rounds to general staff meetings to regional and national conferences. Residents also have the opportunity to earn a Masters of Science in Medical Education Degree through LECOM while completing their Residency training. Regularly scheduled didactics include:

Journal Club weekly
Board Review weekly
Resident Lecture Series weekly

Specialty Didactics are held in: Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Critical Care, Sports Medicine, Family Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Psychiatry, and Podiatry.

The Program Director evaluates the Residents and the program by documenting the observance of the Residents’ habits, methods, and techniques used in bedside teaching rounds and their participation at educational and business conferences and reviews these with the Residents at regular intervals. Rounds with Clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy Residents are conducted.

Affiliate Hospitals

  • Saint Vincent Health System, Erie, PA
  • UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA
  • Regional Cancer Center, Erie, PA


Internal Medicine Resident to contact for additional Residency Information is:


Institutional GME Policies

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

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.