St Joseph's Regional Medical Center


Established originally in 2004, our residency program has quickly grown to support the needs of the Emergency Department at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, NJ.  With over 160,000 annual ED visits, St. Joseph’s has not only become the busiest ED in the state of New Jersey, but also one of the largest in the country.  As a designated stroke center, 24-hour interventional cardiac catheterization center and a level II trauma center, our 90 bed ED is equipped with all the necessary tools and resources for both patient care and resident education.

We are accredited by the ACGME as a three year emergency medicine residency and are affiliated with New York Medical College.  

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Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have become the preferred anticoagulant medication for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, deep vein thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism. However, recent c
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With the wide-ranging presentations seen among COVID-19 patients, it can be easy to miss other conditions.
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The bill a patient receives is more complicated than just the physician bill. It has multiple parts, and - depending on other services used during an ED visit - they may contain a few different charge
The key concern in the ED is if there is a way to risk stratify patients for AD and, if so, is there a test with high enough sensitivity and negative likelihood ratio to rule it out.
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Crowded, busy emergency departments seem susceptible to an increased risk of slip-and-fall accidents that keep administrators awake at night. But does the evidence bear out this assumption?
Introducing the ALTO Alternatives to Opioids Program Steven Stack, MD, FACEP, an emergency medicine physician and immediate past-president of AMA, confronted the crisis in an open letter to America's
Unforeseen Dangers: Keeping an Eye on Endophthalmitis A 58-year-old female presents to the ED with a chief complaint of right eye pain. She underwent cataract surgery 2 days prior and has experienced
Clinical Utility of BNP in Acute Congestive Heart Failure You are working in the acute side of your emergency department when EMS brings in a patient in respiratory distress on CPAP. EMS reports a 58
Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that