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SJH: Advancing the Future of Medicine

James RecordMD JD hpSponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth since 1867, St. Joseph’s Health is a nationally recognized leading edge health care organization and major academic institution offering a comprehensive spectrum of advanced services to all those in need.

St. Joseph’s outstanding staff – Award winning physicians, Magnet® Recognized nurses, clinical and professional staff and administrative leaders, all pride themselves on providing truly sophisticated, highly responsive health care with a “patients first” approach to service excellence. Working collaboratively within this unique culture of caring, they have made St. Joseph’s one of the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area’s foremost health care organizations.

“We believe that educational integration is key – at all levels,” said James Record, MD, JD, FACP, Vice President of Academic Affairs at St. Joseph’s Health. “We are dedicated to providing rich academic experiences, from encouraging high school students’ interest in healthcare careers to expertly training future clinical leaders – physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals. ”

“St. Joseph’s is proud to be one of only four out of 73 hospitals in New Jersey accredited as a medical school campus,” explained Dr. Record, as St. Joseph’s Health is a Regional Branch Campus the New York Medical College, a member of the Touro College and University System.

Overall, St. Joseph’s undergraduate and graduate medical education programs train more than 500 Students, Residents and Fellows from dozens of medical and dental schools. St. Joseph’s Health also provides vibrant Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professional training to more than 2,000 students through its affiliations with more than 25 colleges and universities. In addition, the rapidly growing St. Joseph’s Research Institute, an essential academic component, enables a broad array of research initiatives and clinical trials, which stimulate and advance the practice of medicine.

St. Joseph’s Health’s clinical strengths and culture of caring, coupled with the extraordinary diversity of patients with complex and routine cases, provide unique opportunities for the medical students, residents and fellows who train throughout the organization. This exposure to high level quality healthcare training also provides unique learning opportunities for nursing, pharmacy, physical, occupational and speech therapy students, and all students pursuing health professions.

“St. Joseph’s is proud to train an increasing number of the nation’s best and brightest future healthcare leaders,” said Dr. Record. With its expertise in teaching leading-edge medicine and best practices to future clinicians, St. Joseph’s is dedicated to providing patients with the best and most advanced care possible. 

October 10, 2014