Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) takes pride in our residency and fellowship programs as a crucial piece of our mission to heal, comfort and care for the people of our community. We are excited to meet you and show you why LVHN’s training programs are right for you.

For nearly 100 years, Lehigh Valley Health Network has had independent residency programs. We are a regional clinical campus of the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine and an accredited member of the nation’s Council of Teaching Hospitals.

Choose from our list of programs for more information about each residency and fellowship, or click below to explore general information about our more than 20 ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs, as well as our CODA-accredited dental residency program. Information provided applies to trainees in LVHN’s ACGME- and CODA-accredited programs. For information specific to other programs, please check the program website or refer to information provided by program contacts.

General Information

Salary and Benefits

Travel

Lodging

Frequently Asked Questions

Resident Awards

Living in the Lehigh Valley

Contacts

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Michael A. Rossi, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Lehigh Valley Health Network, offers an overview of LVHN training programs.

Lehigh Valley Health Network Residency and Fellowship Overview Video

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General Information

Resident Contracts, Policies and Procedures

GME Annual Institutional Board Summary

GME Annual Institutional Review

Salary and Benefits

These salaries and benefits apply to all programs except those noted below. There may be additional benefits for some programs. Visit the program's pages for additional benefit information.

AY 21–22 Graduate Trainee Salaries
PGY 1  $63,599
PGY 2   $66,833
PGY 3   $69,960
PGY 4   $73,731
PGY 5   $77,288
PGY 6   $80,738

Benefits offered to all LVHN employees

  • Malpractice insurance
  • Health insurance
    • Dental and vision insurance available via payroll deduction
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance equal to twice the annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • My Total Health wellness program for colleagues
  • Free membership to any LVHN Fitness Center for employees
  • Free parking

Benefits offered to LVHN residents and fellows

  • On-call meal allowance
  • Continuing education funds
  • Sick: 12 days per year
  • Pennsylvania medical training license
  • Certifications as required, such as BLS, ACLS

Travel and Lodging

Directions

Using online mapping programs (Mapquest, Google Maps) Use this address as your destination:

  • 1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown 18103

Using GPS

  • Enter these coordinates in your GPS: 40.566715, -75.523667

From the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-476)

  • Take the Northeast Extension/I-476 to the Lehigh Valley exit (Exit 56).
  • Take Route 22 East to Route 309 South (merges with I-78 East). 
  • Follow 309 South/I-78 East to the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit (Exit 55). 
  • Turn right at the end of the exit ramp. 
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto the hospital’s main entrance road. 
  • Follow signs to the Main Entrance and Visitor Parking.
  • Enter through the Kasych Family Pavilion Entrance, to the right of the Main Entrance

From Route I-78 East or West (Route 309 South or North)

  • Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit (Exit 55). 
  • If you’re traveling I-78 West/Route 309 North, turn left at the end of the exit ramp. 
  • If you’re traveling I-78 East/Route 309 South, turn right at the end of the exit ramp. 
  • Turn right at the traffic light onto the hospital’s main entrance road. 
  • Follow signs to the Main Entrance and Visitor Parking.
  • Enter through the Kasych Family Pavilion Entrance, to the right of the Main Entrance

Flying into the Lehigh Valley

If you are planning to fly to Allentown for your interview, you can fly directly into the Lehigh Valley International Airport (Airport code ABE).  Taxis are easily available to take you to a local hotel.  There are several hotels close to the hospital, some of which offer shuttle service to the hospital and/or airport (see below).

Lodging

Please ask for available LVHN discounts when you make your reservation.

Holiday Inn Allentown-Bethlehem
4325 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
(877) 666-3243
Book a reservation.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Allentown Cen – Dorneyville
3620 Hamilton Blvd Route 222
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
(610) 437-9255
Book a reservation

Howard Johnson By Wyndham
3220 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103-4535
(484) 268-2124
Book a reservation.

Four Points by Sheraton Allentown Lehigh Valley
3712 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
(610) 437-9100
Shuttles to and from ABE airport and hospital
Book a reservation

Homewood Suites by Hilton Allentown Bethlehem Center Valley
3350 Center Valley Parkway
Center Valley, PA 18034
(610) 351-6400
Shuttles to and from ABE airport and hospital
10 min from LVHN. Complimentary breakfast.
Book a reservation.

Renaissance Allentown Hotel
12 North 7th Street
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101
(484) 273-4000
Located aside of the PPL Arena located in downtown Allentown. Valet parking available
Ask for LVHN rate. Book a reservation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do you sponsor visas for international medical graduates (IMGs)?

A: Certain programs sponsor visas. Please check program-specific information for details.

Q: Is clinical or research experience in the United States required to apply?

A: We do not require clinical or research experience, however this sort of experience will help strengthen an application.

Q: Do you offer clinical shadowing, observerships, externships, etc?

A: We do not offer these sorts of experiences at LVHN.

Contacts

Maggie Hadinger, EdD, MS, ACC
ACGME Designated Institutional Official
Director, Graduate Medical Education & Student Programs
Affiliate Assistant Professor, USF Morsani College of Medicine
Margaret_A.Hadinger@lvhn.org
610-402-2475
Tanya Ensminger Fernandez
Central Graduate Medical Education Specialist 
Tanya_A.Ensminger@lvhn.org
610-402-2537
Despina Tsarouhis
Graduate Medical Education Specialist 
Despina.Tsarouhis@lvhn.org
610-402-2570

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Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.