The Saint Barnabas Medical Center General Surgery Program is committed
to offering our residents the best in surgical education. Our trainees
develop life-long habits of learning and self-education along with excellent
technical skills, professional judgment, compassion and humility.
The strengths of our program are:
A strong balance of academic and clinical experiences
High success rate of our graduates in obtaining their desired fellowships
Emphasis on scholarly activity which enhances professional options for
Our commitment to providing the environment, mentoring and experience required
for our residents to achieve success in their profession
We have assembled an excellent faculty and designed a comprehensive basic
science and clinical curriculum to help our residents meet their goals
of surgical excellence.
Although research leave is optional, we strongly encourage our residents
to take advantage of research opportunities. Yearly schedules are devised
with the expectation that all residents who go out on research leave return
to complete their training in our program.
The General Surgery residency is structured to provide five years of general
surgery training. There are four categorical residents per year plus eight
preliminary residents (5 PGY 1 and 3 PGY 2.) The major affiliate of the
program is Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC), where our residents rotate
for Trauma experience.