Preparing You For A Lifetime Of Quality Practice

As a resident at Maimonides, you will take on progressively greater responsibility for patient care throughout the course of your residency, acquiring clinical experience, knowledge and skills along the way.


In addition to clinical training, you will participate in a well-organized didactic program of seminars and teaching conferences, which provide a balanced and complete education.

Preparing You For A Lifetime Of Quality Practice

As a resident at Maimonides, you will take on progressively greater responsibility for patient care throughout the course of your residency, acquiring clinical experience, knowledge and skills along the way.


In addition to clinical training, you will participate in a well-organized didactic program of seminars and teaching conferences, which provide a balanced and complete education.

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All Maimonides graduate medical education programs focus on the ACGME core competencies:

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Our Programs

Our Anesthesiology Residency Program offers an excellent training experience for those interested in the field of anesthesiology. The high diversity of cases performed at Maimonides Medical Center gives each resident ample hands-on opportunity to develop the clinical skills needed to become a successful anesthesiologist.

 

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We appreciate your interest in the Dental Residency Program at Maimonides Medical Center. Graduate medical education is part of the rich heritage and mission of Maimonides. Our program strives to provide the best educational experience in an environment that assures a balance between academic and clinical activities. We take great pride in our success in preparing residents to become the next generation of expert practitioners.

 

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Emergency Medicine is a specialty that requires extraordinary training and education. The program at Maimonides has been developed to provide a unique educational opportunity to assure that our graduates are highly qualified and extremely competent physicians. We achieve this goal by offering a diversified program, both clinically and educationally. It is the acuity of our patients, the support of our surrounding communities, and the dedication of our faculty that distinguish us from other programs.

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The General Surgery Residency Program provides extensive, hands-on clinical experience with the busy and expanding surgical services of the hospital. Training is provided by nationally renowned faculty in all subspecialty fields.

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Our Internal Medicine Residency Program offers an outstanding opportunity to train in a dynamic, tertiary care referral center. Maimonides is the Brooklyn campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. This affiliation enriches the training of our residents and help to create an academic milieu superior to other community teaching hospitals. In addition, the exposure to a unique, highly diverse patient population, enables our residents to become expert internal medicine physicians, well-prepared to handle any and all patients upon graduation.

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Maimonides boasts a long history of training excellence.  Our graduates have gone on to careers in all the OB/GYN subspecialties, as well as general academic and private practices.  Many graduates still practice at Maimonides, which is a testament to the type of workplace we are and the care we give our patients. 


We are particularly proud of our Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship and training, our Ryan Program in Family Planning, our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship.  We train six categorical residents per year, and one fellow per year in the two fellowships.


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Maimonides Orthodontics prides itself on providing a broad clinical experience together with excellent didactic instruction. Orthodontic residents receive their training from board certified and eligible attending staff. First year residents participate in weekly rotations to the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Kings County Hospital.  In addition, the orthodontic residents actively participate in the monthly orthognathic and cleft palate conferences, which are held in conjunction with the oral surgery program at Kings County Hospital.

 

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Welcome to the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program at Maimonides Medical Center. The faculty members of the Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program are committed to the education of residents with the goal of preparing them to be well-qualified, independent specialists in orthopedics. Our role as educators is to instill residents with those traits which are essential to success, including honesty, integrity, objectivity, self-motivation, curiosity and a sense of responsibility. To this end, we strive to graduate residents who not only are expert surgeons, but who are capable of becoming leaders in the field. This is evidenced by the large percentage of our residents who pursue academic careers. 

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The Pediatric Residency Program at Maimonides Medical Center offers an outstanding faculty under the leadership of the Chair of Pediatrics Jeffrey Avner and Program Director Ingrid Walker-Descartes MD, MPH. Coupled with a dedicated and renowned array of faculty, the department fosters a philosophy that embraces education in a clinical environment based on “family-centered” care. This emphasis on training will provide a sound basis for understanding the importance of building and maintaining strong patient-family-physician relations, which are critical to high-quality pediatric care.

 

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The Psychiatric Residency Program at Maimonides Medical Center offers a comprehensive, collaborative and enjoyable experience in psychiatry training. The distinctive curriculum includes training in all mental health and psychiatric care settings including, adult inpatient services, outpatient services, community day treatment, child and adolescent services, substance abuse, psychosomatic medicine, community outreach, and emergency psychiatry. We offer many opportunities for research and scholarly activities. Our residents enter competitive subspecialty fellowships in all fields. Graduates of our program become expert clinicians able to practice in any adult setting.

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The goal of the Radiology Residency Program is to train highly qualified radiology physicians who are capable of skillfully utilizing all the various imaging modalities available for the purpose of accurate and efficient diagnosis. Competence in interventional procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic, is stressed. This is achieved by emphasizing the resident’s role as both apprentice and student, and the attending physician’s role as mentor and teacher.

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Maimonides offers a six-year residency program in urologic surgery, including one year of general surgery internship, one year of urologic research, and four years of clinical training in urology. Our curriculum is intended to train residents in all aspects of urologic care and to be future leaders in the field, while fostering a collegial atmosphere and a dedicated work ethic.

 

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Our pharmacy residency programs strive to provide the best educational experience in an environment balanced between academic, and clinical activities.  Residents are afforded the opportunity to advance their clinical knowledge, strengthen their leadership and communication skills and prepare to become skilled independent pharmaceutical care practitioners through individualized learning experiences.

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Maimonides Breast Center was founded in 2006 and is the only fully accredited Breast Center in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Maimonides was awarded Full Accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), administered by the American College of Surgeons, placing it among an elite 5% of programs in the nation.

 

In addition, we are the first and only Brooklyn-based program of its kind to be designated an American College of Radiology Center of Excellence in multiple areas: mammography, ultrasound, MRI of the breast, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound biopsy and MRI biopsy.

 

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The Cardiology Fellowship Program operates within the Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute, one of the most comprehensive centers its kind in the nation. As an authority in the field, we set the standard in diagnosing, treating, caring for, and educating patients with heart disease. Thousands of patients from Brooklyn, the greater New York metropolitan area, and across the country are treated here each year. The Center offers a rapidly growing number of diagnostic studies and therapeutic treatments, procedures, and surgeries. Residents of this program benefit from the interdisciplinary, comprehensive and innovative care offered at the Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute.

 

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In partnership with New York University (NYU)-Bellevue Hospital, Maimonides is accepting fellowship applications for our three-year ACGME accredited Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship. This fellowship unites the existing services at both institutions to provide a comprehensive three-year experience designed to prepare physicians for an academic and clinical career in child abuse pediatrics. Fellows interested in a career in Child Abuse Pediatrics with an emphasis on research and clinical practice is encouraged to apply.

 

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The Division of Critical Care Medicine offers a one-year training program in critical care medicine and is fully accredited by the ACGME. Four fellows are trained annually in the state-of-the-art ICUs at Maimonides Medical Center.

 

The outstanding teachers and top clinicians at Maimonides are consistently recognized for their excellence in health care. Our graduates have become board-certified in critical care and gone on to pursue fulfilling carriers in critical care medicine.

 

Graduate medical education is part of the rich heritage and mission of Maimonides. Our program strives to provide the best educational experience in an environment that assures a balance between academic and clinical activities. We take great pride in our success in preparing fellows to become the next generation of expert practitioners.


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The Division of Research at Maimonides Medical Center is dedicated to the science and understanding of emergency, acute care, and critical care medicine with a particular emphasis on health services and outcomes. The focus of our research initiatives are: emergency department operations, biomedical/clinical, trauma/injury, pre-hospital/emergency medical services, and emergency medicine education. The division’s original research work has been presented at major national and international scientific and clinical forums, and published in premier scientific journals. In addition, it has several funded projects that are actively underway.

 

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Emergency Ultrasonography is well-integrated into the curriculum of the Emergency Medicine Residency at Maimonides. Residents spend 4 weeks in each of their first two years on an ultrasound rotation. During the rotation, residents participate in small group scan shifts with faculty members and fellows from the Emergency Ultrasound Division, as well as weekly ultrasound review/QA sessions. This combination allows the residents to become proficient in performing and interpreting a wide array of point-of-care ultrasounds.

 

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The Gastroenterology Fellowship provides the fellow with a unique educational opportunity to develop skills necessary to become an expert clinician in the specialty of gastroenterology. Our program aspires to teach fellows the necessary humanistic qualities, attitudes and interpersonal skills—as well as the requisite clinical knowledge—that serve to foster an appropriate patient-physician relationship. The fellowship assures a well-rounded experience in all care settings – inpatient, outpatient and private practice, with an additional opportunity to perform clinical research in the field.

 

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Maimonides Medical Center offers all the resources of a tertiary care hospital with a diverse patient population and energetic leadership. Fellowship training in our Geriatric Program is ACGME approved and offers the participant experience in a dynamic, expanding program that is innovative, professional and enjoyable. The dedicated faculty is vested in providing a robust clinical and didactic training experience to assure that our graduates are highly qualified geriatric specialists.

 

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The goal of our fellowship is to develop excellent clinical consultants. Opportunities to participate in both clinical and laboratory research are integral to that goal. Divisional teaching faculty has diverse interests spanning the range of classical hematology, solid tumors, hematologic malignancies, and palliative and supportive care.

 

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Maimonides has a highly diverse patient mix which provides our fellows with an excellent clinical education. Patients are seen in consultation for a broad range of infectious disease problems. Consultations range from infections in the elderly and opportunistic infections of the immune-compromised patient, to classic infections such as endocarditis, hepatitis, malaria and tuberculosis. Patients are seen weekly in the outpatient Infectious Diseases Clinic or in division facilities. Fellows have an opportunity to see patients on the Travel Medicine Service and to provide primary care to an HIV-infected adult patient population.

 

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The Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program operates within the Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute, one of the most comprehensive centers of its kind in the nation. As an authority in the field, we set the standard in diagnosing, treating, caring for, and educating patients with heart disease.

Thousands of patients are seen each year at the Heart & Vascular Institute – from Brooklyn, the greater New York City metropolitan area, across the country and around the globe. We offer a rapidly growing number of diagnostic studies and therapeutic treatments, procedures, and surgeries. Fellows in the program benefit from the interdisciplinary, comprehensive and innovative care offered here.

 

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The Medical Education Fellowship through the Department of Emergency Medicine is a two-year fellowship designed to advance knowledge and skills in a variety of areas pertinent to medical education. While working part-time as an ED attending, the fellow will complete a Master’s degree program in education, while also participating in on-site educational activities. The fellow will participate in a variety of educational research projects and will have the opportunity to train with other attendings who have subspecialty training in many relevant areas. The fellow will be supported to attend a variety of local, regional and national conferences pertinent to medical education.


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The Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) fellowship program at Maimonides Medical Center is the first accredited PEM fellowship in Brooklyn, NY. The fellowship is designed for emergency medicine or pediatric physicians who desire subspecialty training leading to certification in pediatric emergency medicine. The PEM fellowship is housed in the Department of Emergency Medicine with significant support from the Department of Pediatrics at the Maimonides Infants & Children’s Hospital.

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The Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Maimonides Medical Center is a fully approved, three-year ACGME fellowship program. The program provides the fellow with exceptional experience to diagnose and manage endocrine diseases and to understand the physiology of hormonal regulation, metabolic pathways and nutritional implications on growth and development.

 

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The Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Program was formed in 2013 and is the first program of its kind in Brooklyn and one of the first in New York City. This fellowship is designed to provide additional training relevant to the practice of PHM in both academic and community hospital settings. This one-year fellowship is structured as a mentored junior attending year to provide the benefits of autonomous practice experience while being fully supported by a group of dedicated pediatric hospitalist attendings. In addition, ample “non-service” time is afforded to provide additional supervised experience in the care of critically ill children and chronically ill children in a subacute/chronic facility setting, as well as procedural sedation, medical education, and quality improvement.

 

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Outstanding teachers and top clinicians at the state-of-the-art technology-enriched Medical Center have been recognized for their excellence in health care. Our graduates have become board certified in pulmonary disease and gone on to pursue fulfilling carriers in pulmonary medicine.

 

The Pulmonary Program has a strong link to a fully accredited critical care training program. All pulmonary trainees who successfully complete the program are guaranteed a spot in our critical care program.

 

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Thank you for your interest in the Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Maimonides Medical Center. The Vascular Surgery department is committed to the education and professional development of future vascular surgeons. This parallels the exceptional vascular care provided to the people of Brooklyn and surrounding areas. Our fellows are exposed to a breadth of vascular clinical entities. In addition to the clinical exposure, there are ample opportunities for clinical research, including participation and presentation at national meetings. Fellows graduate from the program with the knowledge and capabilities to be premier vascular surgeons and leaders in the field. We encourage you to learn more about the program by clicking on any of the tabs on the right.

 

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Our residents have gone on to the nation’s leading institutions

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Akron Children’s Hospital
Baylor Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
C.S Mott Children’s Hospital
Centers for Disease Control
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Children’s Minnesota
Children’s National Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Emory University
Faith Regional Health Services
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Kaiser Permanente, Fontana Medical Center
Maimonides Children’s Hospital
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center
Medical City Children’s Hospital
Medstar Georgetown University HospitalMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre/Cornell Pediatrics
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
New York University Medical Center
Orange Regional Medical Center
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Reston Hospital Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
St. Joseph Medical Center
SUNY Downstate
Texas Children’s Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
UCLA Mattel Children Hospital
University of California at San Diego
University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital
University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center
University of New Mexico
University of Rochester-Golisano Children’s Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine
William Beaumont Hospital
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Akron Children’s Hospital
Baylor Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
C.S Mott Children’s Hospital
Centers for Disease Control
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Children’s Minnesota
Children’s National Hospital
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Cohen Children’s Medical Center
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Emory University
Faith Regional Health Services
Family Health Centers of San Diego
Kaiser Permanente, Fontana Medical Center
Maimonides Children’s Hospital
Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center
Medical City Children’s Hospital
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre/ Cornell Pediatrics

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
New York University Medical Center
Orange Regional Medical Center
Penn State Children’s Hospital
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Reston Hospital Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
St. Joseph Medical Center
SUNY Downstate
Texas Children’s Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center
UCLA Mattel Children Hospital
University of California at San Diego
University of California San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital
University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital
University of Maryland Medical Center
University of New Mexico
University of Rochester-Golisano Children’s Hospital
Washington University School of Medicine
William Beaumont Hospital
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

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Medical education is constantly evolving. At Maimonides, we address these changes and continuously work to maintain the quality educational experience and environment we have always provided. 

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Maimonides is proud to be recognized by the New York American College of Emergency Physicians for our commitments to emergency physician well-being.

By going beyond the basics we ensure a cohesive strategy integrating best practices in operations, environment, mental health, diversity, equity, community and education.

Focusing on physician well-being improves the quality of care delivered to patients, increases patent satisfaction and decreases medical errors.

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