Graduate Medical Education

Curriculum

The structured three-year program includes both required and elective rotations, which ensure consistency of training while allowing for individual areas of interest, strength, and weakness. Each resident's training time is allocated to meet the following AOA/ACOFP minimum requirements over the thirty-six month program. New Innovations is the electronic curriculum management system used at Lower Bucks Hospital.

Internal Medicine

32 weeks total. 8 weeks in PGY1. 24 weeks inpatient total.

Adult Critical Care

4 weeks (in PGY1)

Surgery

16 weeks total. 4 weeks must be General Surgery in PGY1

OB/GYN

12 weeks total. 4 weeks must be in PGY1

Pediatrics

16 weeks total- 4 weeks must be in PGY1

Emergency Medicine

8 weeks total– 4 weeks must be in PGY1

Electives

28 weeks total (maximum allowed)

Geriatrics

4 weeks

Sports Medicine

2 weeks

Community Medicine

2 weeks

Practice Management

20 hours

Ambulatory Osteopathic Family Medicine (CCC) & Preceptorship

A minimum of 40 weeks per each academic year will be spent in the CCC

1650 total visits are required, 150 in PGY1

General internal medicine selectives may include the following, if available:

  • Allergy and immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Pathology
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Travel Medicine

Surgery selectives may include the following, if available:

  • ENT
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Urology