Millcreek Community Hospital Residency Training
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 nine Residency Programs at Millcreek
Community Hospital: Internal
Medicine Residency, Family
Medicine Residency, ENT
Surgery Residency, Psychiatry
Medicine Fellowship, Geriatric
Fellowship and the Child
and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.
Vacation: Residents receive twenty days of paid vacation each
training year. (This includes five days for c.m.e.)
Allowance: Residents receive $1,500.00 for continuing medical education which can be
used to participate in extramural education seminars or the purchase of books, subscriptions or
other scholarly materials. Residents take the ACLS Certification course at Millcreek Community
Hospital, at no cost.
Membership to the LECOM Medical Fitness &
Relocation Allowance: Incoming
Residents 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.
Residents 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
Resident and his 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: Residents 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.
Facilities: Millcreek Community Hospital has a well equipped medical library
where Residents 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. Residents also have access to the library at the Lake Erie College of
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 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. Residents may be eligible for contured student
loan deferment while enrolled in this program. For more information on the program, or to
complete the on-line application, please click here.
Other Benefits: Residents are provided with three lab coats each year
at no charge.
Osteopathic Medical Students interested in applying
to our programs should submit an application through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application
Services), starting on July 1, 2014. 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, 2014.
Residents applying to our Sports Medicine, OMM, Geriatirc FM, 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
For More Information, Contact:
Medical Education Coordinator
Millcreek Community Hospital
55154 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509