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Department Overview

The General Surgical Residency Program # 4403300191-became ACGME accredited on July 1, 2017 and received continued accreditation in 2019. Our program started as an AOA accredited program in 2009.

  • St. Joseph’s University Medical Center sponsors its Residency and Fellowship and is an academic affiliate of Rowan University
  • We participate in the NRMP match
  • State designated level II Trauma Center
  • Over 1000 trauma patients are seen annually in our Emergency Department
  • High volume of diverse socio-economic, cultural patient population with over 160, 000 emergency room visits last year
  • State-of-the-art simulation lab provides a large breath of clinical experience
  • Residents are exposed to the finest academic and clinical training available at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, in Paterson, New Jersey, St. Joseph’s Wayne Medical Center, in Wayne, New Jersey and St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Transplant rotation takes place at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey
  • Modern Simulation Lab provides a large range of clinical experience
  • Expansive surgical/trauma research database is an excellent source for scholarly activity
  • ATLS and ASSET /ACLS/ BLS/ classes are taught on site
  • FES /FLS training reimbursement
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