Program Overview

St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, (SJUMC) is part of a world-class hospital and healthcare network supported by over 5,000 leading and renowned physicians, nurses and care teams.  Based in Paterson, New Jersey, St. Joseph’s University Medical Center has the fifth busiest Emergency Department in the country. SJUMC is a 650-bed tertiary care medical center and offers an ACGME approved one- year surgical critical care fellowship position. In 2019, the SICU had 1,100 admissions and 670 admissions to our surgical stepdown unit.

The surgical Intensive Care Unit is a 12-bed, state of the art facility located in the modern Critical Care Building. SJUMC has a busy open heart program and active programs in vascular, thoracic, bariatric, hepatobiliary, breast and general surgery. In addition, SJUMC has a robust neurosurgical and neurointerventional program, caring for a variety of neurologic diseases, both on an elective and emergency basis. SJUMC is a state designated, ACS verified Level II trauma center with approximately 1,300 trauma admissions per year.

St. Joseph’s University Medical Center has an ACGME approved general surgery residency program. There are 10 board- certified critical care surgeons who are responsible for patient care and partaking in teaching rounds in the SICU for both fellows and residents rotating through the SICU.