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Residency and Fellowship Highlights

Conferences

Participate in weekly conferences, daily teaching rounds, grand rounds, and Mortality & Morbidity Conferences. Academic conferences and presentations by distinguished scholars, visiting professors and physicians are also made available by sponsoring departments.

Research activities

Conduct and participate in research studies and present your findings during the annual Research Day activities. The hospital has a Research Committee and the Atlantic Center for Research to serve as a resource for both new and established investigators, as well as to facilitate collaborative efforts and coordinate administrative matters relating to human subject research. Specialized services such as biomedical communications, biostatistics and proposal development are also available.

Health Science Library

The Atlantic Health System libraries hold a comprehensive collection of texts and subscribes to over 380 journals. Special features include: expertise of two full-time professional librarians; database searching instruction and access to patient record information, Micromedex and more than 10 personal computers for Internet and Microsoft Office access. In addition, a computer is dedicated for an up-to-date database. Other online databases include Harrison's Online, Ovid, Ebsco — including Healthsource Plus — eMedicine and 15 full-text journals. The book collection includes over 700 medical reference texts, 2,100 popular medicine books and 1,500 circulating clinical texts. Fax machines, scanner facilities and copy machines are also available in the library. In addition, off-site articles may be obtained through interlibrary loan. The library may be accessed during off-hours by use of a card reader, and you also have access to all the other Atlantic Health System libraries.

Practice opportunities

Practice Development and Management sessions cover topics relevant to setting up a practice or joining an existing practice. Atlantic Health System provides assistance in practice location and set-up and matches residents with physicians seeking a new associate.

Electives

Take advantage of numerous electives and office preceptorships.

Housing options

Housing is conveniently located in close proximity to either Morristown and Overlook medical centers and is subsidized by the hospital. Considered a bargain for the area, rent is payable through payroll deduction. 

Affiliated programs

Atlantic Health System's major medical school affiliation is with the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.  Additional affiliations with Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and St. George’s University School of Medicine bring a total of 90 to 100 medical students to our campuses at any given time.

Global health

Atlantic Health System provides financial and organizational support to faculty and residents who want to pursue an opportunity to be involved in the delivery of health care in a global setting and make medical volunteerism a part of their life's work. Learn about the Benjamin H. Josephson MD Fund >