Internal Medicine Residency Life at Palisades | Palisades Medical Center   

Life at Palisades

Palisades medical center is across the Hudson River next to New York City. In addition to enjoying the beautiful skyline everyday, the community near Palisades is rich with culture, great food, and fun things to do! There are several wonderful towns and communities (Hoboken, Jersey City, Fort Lee, Palisades Park, etc.) near Palisades which our residents enjoy exploring.

"Living in Edgewater gives you the beauty and close proximity to the city without the hustle and bustle. We have every major grocery stores near us, including whole foods, ACME, target, and trader joes - all accessible within 5 mins of the hospital. At the same time we are situated in a diverse culinary community. I've never been bored living in this community!"

-Parul Jandir MD Edgewater, NJ

Resident Well-Being

Our residents are essential partners in creating an environment that promotes wellness, resilience and effectively prevents or manages burnout. We believe the major factors associated with resident well-being are autonomy, building of competence, strong social relatedness, sleep, and time away from work. To foster a culture of wellness, our Internal Medicine residency program promotes the following: Safety and quality of patient care, Fitness for work, Recognizing the signs of fatigue, burnout and sleep deprivation in themselves and others, Sleep hygiene, Use of feasible, evidenced-based techniques, such as mindfulness, to promote and enhance resilience.

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