The General Surgery Residency at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA has received approval for a complement expansion. We are seeking one additional resident in each year, PGY1 to PGY4, for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.
The general surgery residency is based at the Cedar Crest campus of LVHN, an 850-bed tertiary care teaching hospital. Acute care in all major clinical areas within state-of-the-art medical-surgical and critical care units is provided. A strong general surgery service is complemented by numerous surgical specialties, including cardiothoracic surgery, colon and rectal surgery, neurological surgery, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, surgical oncology, urology and vascular surgery. The hospital’s kidney and pancreatic transplant programs expand the treatment options for patients in eastern Pennsylvania. LVHN has been at the forefront of minimally invasive surgery for both basic and complex abdominal, thoracic and spine procedures. LVHN was the first designated Level I Trauma Center in Pennsylvania.
To be eligible for a PGY2 - 4 position the applicant must have completed the appropriate prerequisite training years in an ACGME-accredited program prior to the start date.
To be eligible for licensure in PA as a PGY3 or PGY4 the applicant must have taken and passed USMLE Step 3.
Eligible applicants should submit the following documents: Curriculum vitae Letter of intent/personal statement
USMLE transcript Medical School transcript MSPE
3 letters of recommendation
(one must be from current/most recent program director)
Applicants for PGY2, PGY3, or PGY4 must provide:
Verification of completion of prior training in good standing Rotations completed in each PGY Defined Category Report ABSITE transcripts
Please be advised that we do not sponsor/accept any visas.
All inquiries and applications must be sent by email to PGMESurgery@lvhn.org.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.