ACLS training – All residents must maintain current ACLS/BLS/PALS certification.
Lower Bucks will pay for in house ACLS training only.
Conference - Residents are required to attend at least one National conference during
their training. Lower Bucks Hospital will reimburse $1000 for National
Conference expenses related to registration, travel, lodging and food
for PGY 3 Residents.
CME – The allotment is $1000 over the course of three (3) years.
DEA – Lower Bucks Hospital will reimburse $500 for eligible resident's
DEA license. Eligible residents are trainees in the Internal Medicine Program.
Dues – Membership dues for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
are paid by Lower Bucks Hospital. Residents are required to be members
of the AOA.
Family Medicine residents are required to be members of the American College
of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). There are no dues for residents
in the ACOFP.
Food – Residents receive an allotment of $6 per meal for a total of three
(3) meals per day.
Lab Coats – Coats will be purchased by the GME office for all trainees. Each
Resident is entitled to 2 new lab coats for each year of training.
License Fees – Lower Bucks Hospital will pay for the required OT training license.
A Osteopathic Training License (OT) is a requirement of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, even if you hold a Permanent License (OS). All new trainees
will receive an application for an OT license when they receive their
contract. If you have not received an application please contact the GME
National Boards Part III (COMLEX) Lower Bucks Hospital will pay for the initial Exam
only. The NBOME implemented an electronic on-line registration for all COMLEX
USA exams. All residents must use this system to register, make payment,
schedule, cancel and withdraw from the examination. Residents must contact
the GME Office to confirm the date of the scheduled test in order to maintain
hospital service coverage and to avoid conflicting dates with other trainees.
Reimbursement will be made after your receipt of payment is provided to
the GME Office.
Parking – Parking provisions have been made for all trainees while on the
Lower Bucks campus for academic programs. If you are on rotation at other
hospitals, you must inquire at that location for the parking arrangements.
Salary – 2018-19 Training year: