Innovative Curriculum

Procedure Course

JCMC Medical Education

Every year the procedure course is offered to the residents to introduce them or enhance their skills in most of the bedside procedures including: central line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis and paracentesis. The course is divided into 2 parts: first part is the video presentation and the second part is the practical application where procedure dummies designed for specific procedures and bedside ultrasound are provided. Each resident is evaluated by our highly trained critical care attendings.

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Chairman and Program Director’s Round

Every Friday two floor teams are assigned to meet with the Chairman, Program Director and Chief Resident’s to choose a case to be presented, each case is thoroughly discuss from history, physical examinations to differential diagnosis and discussions about the pathology. After the discussions the group will examine the patient to enhance bedside teaching.

Cultural Competency

Jersey City Medical Center is known for its diverse patient population. Our residents are enrolled online for cultural competency to increase their ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with people across cultures.


AMBS Sagety Course

The residents are enrolled in this course to help them recognize and understand the nature and causes of error and injury in health care and how to prevent it. Addressing the most pertinent issues as well as the increased regulations and guidelines related to patient safety, will help residents avoid medical errors and increase quality of care to patients.

Johns Hopkins

Ambulatory Curriculum – The Johns Hopkins Modules

Residents are enrolled in Johns Hopkins Internet Learning Center. They are assigned to different modules which comprised of pre-test, comprehensive discussions and post test. Modules comprised of different diseases as well as other practical practice in medicine such as addictions, alcoholism, smoking and palliative care.

Board Review

This program is designed to help the PGY 3 prepare for their American Board of Internal Medicine Examination. Each subject is given a 28-day block where the PGY 3s spend with our assigned faculties. At the end of the block all house staff takes the end of the block exam with a board type MCQs to further prepare them for the boards.

Academic Website

This is a website exclusive to the residents, students and alumni of Jersey City Medical Center (requires registration). This website provides up to date learning materials for the house staff including guidelines and clinical practice. It also includes helpful information and tips such as poster presentations, power point lecture presentations, fellowship applications, etc.