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

Program Director: Jean Storm, D.O.

Telephone: (814) 868-8294








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 has had initial ACGME accreditation since 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:

General Internal Medicine 7-8 Months
Cardiology 1 Month
Emergency Medicine 1 Month
Geriatric Medicine 2-3 Months
Pulmonology 1 Month
General Internal Medicine 5 Months
Critical Care 3 Months
Endocrinology 1 Month
Gastroenterology 1 Month
Neurology 1 Month
Elective 2 Months
General Internal Medicine 4 Months
Critical Care 3 Months
Hematology/Oncology 1 Month
Infectious Disease 1 Month
Nephrology 1 Month
Rheumatology 1 Month
Elective 2 Months


Resident Salaries
PGY 1: $51,510
PGY 2: $52,530
PGY 3: $53,550
Resident Benefits

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 degree in medical education, health services administration, biomedical ethics, and public health 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: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Pulmonary Critical Care, and Psychiatry.

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

  • AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA
  • UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA
  • UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Erie, PA


Internal Medicine Resident to contact for additional Residency Information is:


Institutional GME Policies

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