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Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital

Transitional Year Residency Program

Program overview

The Transitional Year Residency program at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) meets the educational needs of medical school graduates who have chosen a specialty that requires one year of general clinical education. 
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Review current salary and benefits.
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Residents and faculty

Meet the physicians and residents in the program.
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Department information

The challenging nature of LVHN's medical education programs is supported by a progressive Department of Medicine and a dedicated faculty of teaching physicians.  
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Curriculum: overview

The Transitional Year Residency program is scheduled on a 13-block format. Each block is generally four weeks in duration.
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Curriculum: call structure

Traditional overnight call has been replaced with night float and scheduled admitting shifts.
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Curriculum: direct observation

Direct observation develops introspection and fosters change based on individualized feedback. 
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Supplemental educational experiences: overview

The Transitional Medicine Residency provides multiple didactic conferences for information mastery.
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Supplemental educational experiences: annual lecture series

The annual lecture series consists of subspecialty lectures scheduled six times on a monthly basis.
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Supplemental educational experiences: resident presentations

All presentations are designed to both promote information mastery and to allow a mechanism for residents to develop their public speaking and presentation skills in a learner-centered and constructive environment.
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Supplemental educational experiences: grand rounds

Topics vary depending on the scheduled subspecialty and include all medicine subspecialties as well as areas of ethics, hospitalist / general internal medicine, and visiting professor grand rounds.
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International students

Find answers to frequently asked questions.
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Application instructions

How to complete the application process.
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Contact information

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