Graduate Medical Education


  • ACLS training – All residents must maintain current ACLS certification. Lower Bucks will pay for in house ACLS training only
  • Conference -- Five days of annual conference time is allowed for Residents. You must show proof of attendance. Residents are required to attend at least one national conference during their training.
  • CME – The fund allotment per training year is $500.
  • DEA – Lower Bucks Hospital will reimburse $500 for each residents DEA license.
  • Dues – Membership dues for the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA) are paid by Lower Bucks Hospital, please submit your invoice to the GME Office. Residents are required to be members of the AOA and the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP). There are no dues for residents in the ACOFP.
  • Food – free meals while on campus.
  • Lab Coats – Coats will be purchased by the GME office for all trainees. Each Resident is entitled to 3 new lab coats for each year of training.
  • License Fees – Lower Bucks Hospital will pay for the required OT training license.
  • 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.
  • Vacation -Residents will receive 10 days (2 weeks) of vacation.