Graduate Medical Education

Bryn Mawr Hospital

About Graduate Medical Education

Main Line Health's commitment to graduate medical education and research is the cornerstone of what makes us a world-class health system. We offer a diverse curriculum of graduate and ACGME/CPME/SSO/TFC/ALA accredited post-graduate programs in a variety of disciplines for medical professionals wishing to further their education and professional development.

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Find your graduate medical education program

Each year hundreds of top candidates compete for a handful of openings in our fellowship and residency programs, working and learning alongside our renowned medical staff to become the caregivers of tomorrow.


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Residencies, Fellowships and Clerkships and Electives

Each year hundreds of top candidates compete for a handful of openings in our fellowship and residency programs, working and learning alongside our renowned medical staff to become the caregivers of tomorrow.

Residencies

We offer fully accredited residencies in family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, osteopathic family medicine, podiatry and radiology. Physicians receive excellent training and are given the tools to meet today's changing health care needs.

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Looking for non-GME residency offerings? View additional programs here.

Fellowships

We offer fully accredited fellowships in cardiovascular diseases, gastroenterology, hematology/medical oncology, nephrology, and pulmonary/critical care medicine in addition to our administrative fellowship. Learn how our programs offer academic and clinical challenges in an environment of suburban and urban communities that offer excellent prospects for your fellowship, your family and your future in medicine.

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Clerkships and electives

Our medical student rotations allow students from accredited medical schools the opportunity to gain real-world medical knowledge through direct patient care experiences. These rotations are designed to provide junior and senior medical students with deeper insights into and experiences with a number of medical subspecialties.

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Salary, Benefits and Contract

Resident/Fellow Salaries Fiscal Year 2022-2023

  • PGY1: $69,887
  • PGY2: $71,788
  • PGY3: $73,701
  • PGY4: $77,730
  • PGY5: $79,747
  • PGY6: $82,938
  • PGY7: $86,078

Resident/Fellow Benefits, Fiscal Year 2022–2023

  • Direct deposit of paychecks
  • Free parking (some limitations apply; see program coordinator for details)
  • Benefits start on day one of training—no waiting period
  • Savings and 403B programs available to residents
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits available through payroll deduction
  • Malpractice tail coverage provided for full protection at completion of training
  • Employee Assistance Program – FirstCall
  • Paid vacation
    • Two weeks in PGY1
    • Three weeks in PGY2, PGY3, PGY4, PGY5, PGY6, PGY7, PGY8
  • Five personal days per year
  • 12 sick days per year
  • On-call meal allowance while in hospital
  • Night float meal allowance
  • On-call room, as required per schedule
  • Leadership opportunities, including House Staff Officers, Resident Wellness Committee, Diversity, Respect, and Inclusion Committee, and more
  • Food availability during cafeteria off-shift hours – trainee designated lounges stocked with drinks and snacks. Snack and drink vending machines throughout hospitals, and healthy meal options from Byte and Farmer's Fridge vending machines
  • Continuing education benefits:
    • PGY I: None
    • PGY II: $1,500
    • PGY III: $1,800
    • PGY IV: $1,800
    • PGY V: $2,000
    • PGY VI: $2,000
    • PGY VII: $2,100
  • $300 Book allowance
  • Three free lab coats

Resident/fellow contract

It is the responsibility of Main Line Health's Institutional Official for Graduate Medical Education to provide all applicants to our Residency training programs with a copy of the complete and accurate contract that the applicants would be expected to sign should they match with one of our programs via the NRMP match.

Please see the trainee contract below. If you encounter any problems opening the document or you would prefer a hard copy, please contact the Main Line Health System Director of Graduate Medical Education, Sharon Iannucci, at [email protected].

Download the resident/fellow contract (PDF)

Internships and Residencies

We offer nursing students and new graduate nurses enriching opportunities to develop professional skills and experience through our various residency programs and fellowships.

Internships

We value offering paid and unpaid internships for various departments across the organization – these opportunities provide valuable learning experiences for students who are seeking to gain exposure in areas of interest. All current internship opportunities can be accessed through our Careers site.

Shadowing

For shadowing opportunities at select MLH locations, check out each hospitals' "Volunteer Opportunities" page for more information.

 

Nurse Residency Program

This year-long program helps new graduate nurses in their first professional role ease the transition to practice. With a focus on nursing leadership nurse-driven outcomes and professional development, the curriculum is designed to enhance critical thinking skills and to support a nurse's ability to use outcome data to promote patient safety.

Nurse Residency Program application process

All applicants must be a graduate of an ASN/BSN program within the last year or an upcoming graduate of an ASN/BSN program within the next six months. There is one posting for all Main Line Health entities and units. During the application submission process, you will be asking to choice your top location/unit preference. Due to the high volume of applications, please refrain from contacting Human Resources about the status of your application, and while we do try to have each candidate interview where they have an interest, we cannot guarantee it as every interview is based on the applicant pool and position availability.

See below for the application posting timeline, based on graduation dates.

Spring 2024 cohort posting date: August 4th 2023
Nurse residency applicants who have nursing program graduation dates between July 2023 and December 2023.

Fall 2024 cohort posting date: December 1, 2023
Nurse residency applicants who have nursing program graduation dates between January 2024 and June 2024.

Nurse Externship

For those nursing students who have already completed at least one clinical rotation, a nurse externship allows the opportunity to gain patient care experience. To accommodate your busy life, we offer part-time rotating schedules for all shifts in most clinical specialties. These provide an exceptional opportunity to prepare for the clinical setting after graduation.

Perioperative Fellowship

We have a Perioperative Fellowship Program if you're a registered nurse interested in becoming an OR nurse. The program is offered separately for new graduate nurses and experienced acute care nurses interested in making the transition to the operating room.

Administrative Fellowship

This program provides recent graduates with the opportunity to join our administrative team and gain practical experience in a suburban, community-based health system.

Summer Enrichment Program

The Summer Enrichment Program is a 10-week paid internship that connects diverse students pursuing advanced health-related degrees with experienced administrators and other health care professionals who serve as preceptors and mentors.