About Our Program

General Surgery Residency Program

internal medicine

Community Medical Center is a 592-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital offering area residents world-class medical treatment with the comforts of hometown care. Opened in 1961, Community Medical Center is committed to high quality undergraduate and graduate medical education programs. CMC is Ocean County’s largest and most active health care facility—caring for over 21,000 inpatients, 178,000 outpatients and over 73,000 emergency department patients each year.

The objectives of the Community Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program are to provide excellent graduate medical education in a supervised and an academic atmosphere that prepares the resident physician to practice comprehensive, scientific, safe, and cost-effective General Surgery.

The General Surgery residency program is committed to maintaining quality education for residents and to following the guidelines and policies of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, including the guiding core competencies.

Our graduates will develop excellent knowledge, practical skills, and attitudes required to provide independent patient-centered care in the specialty of General Surgery. It is our goal that after completion of the residency program, graduates of our program will be excellent surgeons who are well prepared for subspecialty fellowship training or surgical practice in any setting.

Program Highlights:

  • Supportive environment to foster professional and intellectual growth
  • Excellent faculty mentoring
  • Research
  • Work closely with faculty to deliver excellent patient care
  • Fellowship mentoring to reach your fellowship aspirations
  • Broad-based curriculum
  • Leadership opportunities

Rutgers Health

Residency and fellowship programs training at RWJBarnabas Health benefit from the resources and interprofessional opportunities available through the Rutgers Health institutional sponsorship. Learn more about all of the Rutgers Health sponsored graduate medical education programs on our sponsoring institution webpage.