St. Vincent Hospital

About the Program

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Saint Vincent Hospital provides the resident with the necessary experience, knowledge, guidance and skills to become a complete emergency physician in the osteopathic tradition. The emergency department at Saint Vincent has 22 beds, all with mobile monitoring capability, in–room radiography, and the department’s own ultrasound machine. The program is mostly unopposed as the only other residency is Family Medicine.

The Saint Vincent Emergency Department is the busiest in the area, serving approximately 69,000 patients per year. Saint Vincent serves as the region’s SANE program (Sexual Assault Nurse Extender), with a private crisis treatment room and trained forensic nurses on call 24 hours per day. We are also the region’s main psychiatric center and an official DMAT (Disaster Medical Assistance Team) for the Department of Homeland Security, to be deployed nationally in times of disaster.

The Emergency Department is covered by 21 full-time residency trained attending physicians who are AOBEM or ABE certified or eligible. In addition, the fast-track area is covered by two physicians who are board–certified in family medicine. Outside rotations include Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and Trauma and UPMC Presbyterian.


  • Department Chair:

Wayne Jones, DO

  • Program Director:

Matthew McCarthy, DO

  • Research Director:

Jestin Carlson, MD

Training Locations

UPMC Presbyterian, trauma rotation Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, pediatric trauma rotation

Primary Hospital

St. Vincent Hospital, Erie PA



Orientation month in the ED, Anesthesia and EMS, ICU x 2 months, OB, Ultrasound and Patient safety, NICU and pediatrics, ED x 5 months


Pediatric trauma, Trauma x 2 months, Orthopedics and sports medicine, ICU x 2 months, ED x 7 months,


Trauma x 2 months, ICU x 2 months, ED x 7 months, Elective month


ICU x 2 months, ED x 7 months, Research and administration month, CCU/Neuro month, Elective month


Wilderness medicine, Ultrasound, EKG, CCU, Sports medicine,

Contact Information

Michelle Sturtevant, Administrative Coordinator

Mailing address:

    Medical Education Office
    Saint Vincent Hospital
    232 West 25 St
    Erie, PA  16544 

Phone: 1.800.730.3003 or 814.452.5100

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