One-year Residency

  • Offered from September through August each year
  • Stipend:  $25,000
  • Four units of accredited CPE
  • Insurance at group rates, use of fitness center, free housing to single participants, two weeks paid vacation
  • 40 hours per week; on-call duty required
  • Tuition: $300 for first unit, $200 for each successive unit
  • Application fee:  $35
  • Prior CPE preferred but not required

    Admission Criteria 

  • Requirements listed in Standard 307 from ACPE 2016 Standards
  • A completed unit of Level I CPE is strongly encouraged
  • All self and supervisor final evaluations from previously completed CPE units
  • A personal interview is required of each resident applicant - Once an application is received and processed, the applicant may be contacted in order to schedule an interview date.  The interview process will take most of one working day. The applicant will have the opportunity to become acquainted with the staff, tour of the hospital, and talk with students presently enrolled in the program. The applicant will have many opportunities to ask questions about the CPE program, the Deaconess Health System and the local community throughout the interview day.
  • Expenses for the personal interview will be the responsibility of the applicant. However,  the Religious Life Department will provide lodging at no charge.  Following the interview, a decision will be made and the applicant notified as soon as possible.

Please Note: All CPE resident applicants must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation before they will be accepted into the program.