Program Details

Our program consists of 3 years of training. We rotate mostly through our primary institute at Palisades Medical Center. Our partnered hospitals include Hackensack University Medical Center and Joseph Sanzari Children’s hospital, where we attend Geriatrics and Pediatrics rotations respectively.

We have weekly scheduled didactics which is a protected learning time for residents. We also receive weekly board review prep which is led by a trained faculty.

We have a scheduled In-service exam annually to measure the progress of every resident.

Residents are given feedback on every rotation via evaluation by their preceptors. Residents also have full access to medical encyclopedia in the hospital, in addition to medical journals for hand-on literature access.

Our program has policies that promote resident’s well-being, safety and prevent burn out. Resident’s also receive bi-annual feedback from Program Director on their progress.

Examinations

In-service exam is administered annually to evaluate resident medical knowledge and progress.

Residents are also eligible in their third year to register for ABFM board certification exam.

Rotation Schedule

Curriculum: Each year is divided into 13 blocks (52 weeks)

PGY-1:

  • 2 months of Internal Medicine
  • 1 month of Night float
  • 1 month of Inpatient Pediatrics
  • 1 month of General Surgery
  • 1 month of Emergency Medicine
  • 1 month of ICU
  • 2 month of Family Medicine
  • 2 months of electives
  • 1 month of Inpatient OB/GYN
  • 1 month of Vacation

PGY-2:

  • 2 months of Internal Medicine
  • 1 month of ICU
  • 1 month of Outpatient GYN
  • 1 month of Inpatient OB/GYN
  • 1 month of Sports Medicine
  • 1 month of Cardiology
  • 2 month of elective
  • 1 month of Psychiatry
  • 1 month of Outpatient Pediatrics
  • 1 month of Inpatient Pediatrics
  • 1 month of Vacation

PGY-3:

  • 1 month of Internal Medicine
  • 1 month of Emergency medicine
  • 1 month of Geriatrics
  • 1 month of Orthopedics
  • 1 month of Health system management
  • 1 month of Outpatient Pediatrics
  • 2 months of Family Medicine
  • 2 weeks of Pediatrics ED
  • 3.5 months of electives
  • 1 month of Vacation

Salary & Benefits

PGY-1 – $56,599.50

PGY-2 – $59,516.47

PGY-3 – $61,658.73

All residents are eligible to get Medical, Dental and Ophthalmology insurance.

Residents are also eligible to get 401k plan of their choice.

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