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Program
NYCOMEC/Palisades Medical Center - Surgery-General Residency
Program Number: 339160
Program Type: Residency
Specialty: Surgery-General
Address: 7600 River Road, North Bergen, NJ  07047
Web site Url: www.palisadesmedical.org
Updated: 06/22/2014
 
Program Details
Years of Continuing Approval:
5
Total Approved Positions:
30
AOA Verified Program Reported
FILLED POSITIONS 23 23
Remaining OPEN Positions 7 7
Current Funded Positions:
30
Rotations at base site:
Months of rotations at base site PER YEAR:
6
Months of elective rotations in the program PER YEAR:
1
Participates in the Clinical Assessment Program (CAP):
Yes
Program Faculty (Base Institution) Total teaching faculty:
10
Program Start Date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
07/01/2014
Participates in Osteopathic ERAS:
Yes
Is there currently an ACGME accredited program in this specialty at your
institution?
No
Is the program a dually accredited AOA/ACGME program?
No
Dual Program - Is an AOA program in which an osteopathic trainee is registered in a residency program that is accredited by both the AOA and ACGME. The osteopathic trainee receives both AOA and ACGME credit. Trainees who complete dual programs have the option to become board certified by either or both the AOA and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
 
Current Filled Positions
OGME 1
6
OGME 2
6
OGME 3
5
OGME 4
3
OGME 5
3
 
Application Information
Dean's letter required:
Yes
Required number of letters of recommendation:
3
Official Medical School transcripts required:
Yes
NBOME Board scores required (Part 1):
Yes
NBOME Board scores required (Part 2):
Yes
Earliest date for applications: (mm/dd/yyyy)
07/01/2014
Interview start date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
09/01/2014
Interview end date: (mm/dd/yyyy)
12/30/2015
Interviews conducted last year for first year positions: 30
How many new trainees do you intend to recruit next year?:

We will recruit 6 residents through the match.

Attention new trainees! This program will grant residency credit for the 1st postdoctoral year of training. Students will "Match" directly into this residency and the 1st postdoctoral year will be considered the first year of residency training. For more details, click HELP or call this program
Additional Application Information:

Due to the highly competitive nature of general surgery training, we will not be interviewing students who have failed COMLEX I & II. We encourage students interested in our program to complete a 2-4 wk elective at our facility prior to interview dates. We will interview select students who have not rotated with us. Out of state residents are encouraged to have a skype interview initially with the program director prior to a formal interview.

 
OPTI Academic Sponsor(s):
  • New York Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Educational Consortium (NYCOMEC)
 
List of Sponsors
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem, New York
 
List of Consortia Entities
Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center, Englewood Hospital Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, Bergen Regional Medical Center, Surgicare of Englewood Cliffs
 
Policies
Teaching faculty supervise students, interns, residents:
Yes
Residents supervise students and interns:
Yes
Yearly specialty in-service examination required:
Yes
 
Completion and Board Data
Approximate percentage of program completion: 100
Approximate percentage who took the specialty board exam within 3 years of completion: N/A
 
Call Schedule
Call Type
Frequency Type
Day
 
Days
OGME 1
  Frequency  
Hospital  
1
Q
4
OGME 2
  Frequency  
Hospital  
1
Q
4
OGME 3
  Frequency  
Hospital  
1
Q
4
OGME 4
  Frequency  
Hospital  
1
Q
4
OGME 5
  Frequency  
  Pager
1
Q
4
Call Schedule Additional Information:

 
General Program Comments
Palisades Medical Center is the CORE hospital of the NJ-RMEC (New Jersey Regional Medical Education consortium). NJ-RMEC consists of 5 hospitals with almost 900 beds and a large clinic network caring for 90,000 per year.
 
Comments from AOA
 
Educational Environment
Average hours/week of regular scheduled lectures/conferences:
3
Training in outpatient ambulatory sites:
3
 
Educational Features
ACLS certification provided
Yes
Board review courses
Yes
Component on malpractice, jurisprudence, and/or risk management
Yes
Component on physician-patient communication skills
Yes
Ethics curriculum/consultation
Yes
Formal curriculum in behavioral medicine No
Formal curriculum on managed care
Yes
Formal training in osteopathic manipulative treatment
Yes
Journal club
Yes
Procedures courses
Yes
Research opportunity
Yes
Structured curriculum on end-of-life care No
Structured practice management experience
Yes
Written evaluation of performance
Yes
 
Program Benefits
Childcare Onsite No
CME Allowance No
Computer system to document resident clinical logs
Yes
Disability
Yes
Expense reimbursement for educational meetings/conferences
Yes
Family leave
Yes
Health Insurance
Yes
Housing No
Leave for educational meetings/conferences No
License Paid No
Life Insurance No
Malpractice Insurance
Yes
Maternity leave
Yes
Medical leave
Yes
Meeting Reimbursement No
Paternity leave
Yes
Professional Membership Payment No
 
Salary and Vacation Days
Salary
Vacation Days
OGME 1
47961
28
OGME 2
49688
28
OGME 3
51476
28
OGME 4
53329
28
OGME 5
55249
28
 
Institution Information
Palisades Medical Center
7600 River Road
North Bergen, NJ  07047
Institution Bed Size:
202
Occupied Bed Size %:
77
ER Visits Per Year:
37000
Web site Url: www.palisadesmedical.org
Institution has opportunities for 3rd year osteopathic students to do clinical rotations at this site? Yes
Institution has opportunities for 4th year osteopathic students to do clinical rotations at this site? Yes
 
Affiliated Institutions
Englewood Hospital Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ, 07631

Rotation:General, Vascular, CT, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery

Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center
55 Meadowlands Parkway
Secaucus, NJ, 07094

Rotation:General Surgery, ICU

Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack, NJ,

Rotation:Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Pediatric Surgery

Bergen Regional Medical Center

Paramus, NJ,

Rotation:General Surgery

 
Contact Info

Director of Osteopathic Medical Education

Maurizio A. Miglietta, DO

103 River Rd Ste 101

Edgewater, NJ 07020-1016

ph (201) 710-2716 | fax

drmiglietta@gmail.com

Program Contact

Maurizio Miglietta, DO, FACOS

7600 River Road

North Bergen , NJ 07047

ph (201) 710-2716 | fax (888) 909-4197

Email: maurizio.miglietta@touro.edu

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