Program Details

As an Addiction Medicine Fellow at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, you will rotate through the following sites and complete the following rotations:

Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune, NJ): Continuity Clinic, Adolescent Addiction, Ambulatory Addiction Recovery Services Clinic & Consult Liaison Service

Jersey Shore Addiction Services (Neptune, NJ): Methadone Clinic

Integrative Medical Center (Lakewood, NJ): Office Based Addiction Treatment

Carrier Clinic (Belle Mead, NJ): Residential Addiction Medicine

JFK University Medical Center (Edison, NJ): Pain Clinic, Consult Liaison Service & Dual Diagnosis

Raritan Bay Medical Center (Perth Amboy, NJ): Dual Diagnosis

Electives: Ketamine Clinic, Research, Adolescent Addiction, Consult Liaison, OBAT, Residential Addiction Medicine, Methadone Clinic, Pain

There are four (4), three (3) month rotation blocks over the course of the fellowship.

Fellows receive twenty (20) vacation days over the course of the 1 year fellowship.

Curriculum

Our Core Didactics Curriculum covers all major topics in Addiction Medicine and incorporates gender, racial, and cultural perspectives with a diverse, comprehensive curriculum that occurs throughout the fellows one year training. Fellows will have one afternoon per week protected to participate in didactics. Fellows receive instruction in a variety of topics including but not limited to:

  • History of Addiction
  • Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders
  • Pain & Substance Use Disorders
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Sedative Use Disorders
  • Addiction in LGBTQ+ Communities
  • Behavioral Addiction
  • Stimulants
  • Co-Occurring Medical Disorders in Addiction Medicine
  • Harm Reduction
  • Women’s Health in Addiction Medicine
  • Ethics
  • Racial and Social Equity in Addiction Medicine
  • Family & Network Therapy
  • Addiction Medicine Careers
  • Neurobiology of Addiction

Educational Conferences

During the one year fellowship, fellows will actively participate in a variety of conferences. The goal of these conferences is to:

  • Improve critical thinking
  • Improve understanding and interpretation of the literature
  • Improve the management of patients with complex conditions
  • Improve the understanding of ethical principles in the care for patients

Major educational conferences are listed below:

Conference Frequency
Psychiatry Grand Rounds Weekly
Psychiatry Symposia - Addiction Medicine, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry Quarterly
Quality/Morbidity & Mortality Conference Quarterly
Hackensack Meridian Health Research Day at Ocean University Medical Center Yearly
Interdisciplinary team meetings Varies
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