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Emergency Medicine Residency

Emergency Medicine Residency

A Message from the Director

Thank you for your interest in the Morristown Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

Morristown Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency Program has been in existence since 1978, NJ’s oldest ACGME accredited program. Our residency offers first class training in a tertiary medical center with excellent academic and clinical mentorship. We utilize teams-based approach utilizing the most up-to date assessment tools in our recently renovated emergency department.

Many of our alumni are now directors of emergency departments, academic emergency physicians and practicing emergency physicians. Many have also completed fellowships in specialty areas such as: emergency medicine services, emergency ultrasound, hyperbaric medicine, toxicology, critical care, disaster planning and pediatric emergency medicine.

We look forward to your application >

Frederick Fiesseler, DO, FACEP

Frederick Fiesseler, DO, FACEP
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director


About the Department of Emergency Medicine
The department is composed of 89 private treatment rooms with overflow space to accommodate an additional 60 patients throughout the department. The ED at Morristown Medical Center see over 100,000 patients annually.  Morristown Medical Center Emergency Department is a NJ State designated Comprehensive Stroke Center, American College of Surgeons Level 1 Trauma Center, American College of Emergency Physicians Level 1 Geriatric Center, and Emergency Nursing Association Lantern Award recipients. Morristown Medical Center is a Magnet Hospital.  Our exceptional ancillary services permit the emergency medicine resident to focus care of the patient in a cohesive team approach. The department of emergency medicine is staffed by 41 full-time Attendings, all of whom are board-certified or board-eligible in emergency medicine, some with subspecialty fellowship training: pediatrics, toxicology, critical care, EMS, ultrasound, undersea and hyperbaric medicine, teaching and research.