Accreditations . . .
Monmouth Medical Center is accredited with commendation by the
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
The dental medicine residency is accredited by the American Dental
All other residencies are accredited by the Accreditation Council
on Graduate Medical Education.
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A Leader in Medical Education . . .
Medical education has long played a key role at Monmouth. In 1945, Monmouth
established its first residency program – in orthopaedics – to
meet the needs of physicians returning from World War II trained in treating
Half of our residents enter practice after graduation, while the others enter
some of the most competitive fellowships in the United States. Today
Monmouth has 110 residents in eight accredited residency programs.
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Medical/Dental Staff . . .
Monmouth’s respected reputation as an academic community hospital attracts
the best physicians and dentists to its professional staff.
With nearly 700 physicians representing more than 60 recognized subspecialties,
the hospital sets high standards for admission. Physicians are board
certified or board eligible in their specialties, and those who actively participate
in Monmouth’s educational programs hold medical school faculty appointments. To
keep the staff abreast of the latest medical developments, Monmouth provides
an education program offering 350 CME credit hours yearly.
Each residency program is headed by a director, responsible for overseeing
the entire program and working closely with residents to ensure they receive
the appropriate training to successfully complete their residency.
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Nursing . . .
Monmouth’s 600 member nursing staff provides expert and competent nursing
services at bedside, working as part of the health care team. Thirty
percent of all nurses are nationally certified in their specialties, and registered
nurses comprise more than half of the staff.
The Unterberg Center of Nursing Excellence serves as an educational resource
for the nursing staff, providing continuing educational courses and in-service
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Ancillary Staff . . .
To ensure that residents can concentrate on academics and developing their
specialized medical skills, Monmouth provides teams of paraprofessionals to
help in routine hospital duties.
This 24 hour support network includes I.V. teams, phlebotomy, respiratory
teams, laboratory assistance, patient transport, physician extenders and secretarial
assistance, all of which help residents focus on their educational experience.
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The Campus . . .
Monmouth Medical Center covers 21 acres, two blocks from the Atlantic Ocean,
in Long Branch, New Jersey. The hospital’s main building is comprised
of 16 wings that occupy a total of 735,000 gross square feet. The campus
also includes 16 other buildings totaling 185,100 gross square feet. These
include apartments for resident physicians, a privately operated day care center,
Ronald McDonald House, and a professional and educational building.
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Medical Media Services . . .
Medical Media Services provides conventional photographs, digital imaging,
and an entire range of computer image manipulation. The department also provides
audiovisual services to be used for medical education, legal documentation,
and other purposes deemed to be of value to physicians and Monmouth Medical
Center. These include:
• Clinical photography, including surgery in progress, in-house patients,
pathological specimens and other medical phenomena. (Note; Photo microscopy
is done by the Pathology Department.)
• Slide presentations, prepared from pictures, X-rays, journal illustrations
or any other visual materials suitable for slide-making. - (Please contact
the department before you start to produce a presentation.)
• Photography for medical journals/poster presentations. Almost any medical
phenomena can be imaged and custom printed to meet the needs of medical journals
or poster presentations. (Please provide the department with a copy of
the instructions to authors from the journal.)
In addition, audiovisual equipment can be obtained directly by physicians from
the department, which is located on Wimpfheimer-4. Some conference rooms have
equipment assigned to them. (Please call the department at 732-923-6589 for
details and instructions.)
For further information or to contact the Department of Medical Education
call 1.800.807.9191 or send us e-mail at email@example.com