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Department Overview

Program Size, Training Locations and Education Opportunities

  • 24 residents (8 residents per year)
  • Primary site – St. Joseph’s University Medical Center
    • Secondary site – St. Joseph’s Wayne (community EM experience)
    • Secondary site – New Jersey Poison Control Center (medical toxicology experience)
Population Served
  • Paterson, New Jersey is a melting pot of different ethnicities, cultures, and religions.  A significant portion of our patient population are underserved and do not have access to primary care. We take pride in caring for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay.
Volunteer Opportunities Teaching Opportunities
  • Our residents teach a national ultrasound and critical care course annually at ACOEP.
  • Dedicated student clerkship including simulation, ultrasound, lectures are primarily taught by residents.
  • Daily morning report
  • Resident presentations at weekly conference
Board Pass Rate
  • At or near 100% since we started in 2004.
  • Meal Card
  • Parking
  • Well-established residency fund to support academic and wellness-related endeavors
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