Frequently Asked Questions

I am interested in an M4 rotation – how many weeks are required in order to rotate?

We only offer outside M4 rotations and follow the 2021 Coalition for Physician Accountability recommendations on away rotations.

How many hospitals are covered in the Mercy Health system?

Residents will cover St. Joseph Warren Hospital, St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital and St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital throughout their residency experience, in addition to clinics and outpatient surgery centers.

Is there required travel outside the Youngstown region during residency?

Yes, residents will complete six months total of pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, with three months in PGY 3 and three months in PGY 4.

Where do residents end up after residency?

In recent years, many residents have pursued fellowships with high success rate in several subspecialties and have landed jobs throughout the country.