Department Overview

At St. Joseph University Medical Center, we have a busy inpatient consultation service and a half day continuity clinic.  There is a weekly tumor board and opportunities for electives in pathology and palliative care.

At St. Michael Medical Center there is a specialized coagulation lab and two continuity clinics.

Fellows spend two months at Hackensack Medical Center for their transplant rotation. It is one of the largest transplant centers in the nation run by internationally known physicians.

Program Size

The HEM/ONC program currently maintains an ACGME resident complement of (6) fellows in each academic year.

Population Served

Extremely diverse ethnic groups in Paterson many with diseases in stages not seen in United States frequently as well as rare diseases such as HTLV-1


Senior fellows attend Cancer Committee meeting and are kept abreast of new outreach programs

Teaching Opportunities

Fellows present on a regular basis didactic lectures to medical residents and medical students.

Board Pass Rates

Board pass rate >90% ABIM pass rate rolling 5 years.


Competitive salary, health benefits, malpractice, short-term and long-term disability and retirement savings plans are available from all two participating sites.  On-site parking at all sites is provided.  The primary teaching site is St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, provides daycare/childcare service at a reduced rate to its employees.