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Welcome to the Emergency Medicine Residency

Emergency Care is a specialty that requires outstanding training and education. Our Emergency Medicine Residency is committed to educating the next generation of expert medical practitioners.

Our Emergency Medicine Residency is a  3-year training program that accepts  16  residents each year.  Given the diversity of our patients, Maimonides residents receive first-hand experience in a broad range of pathologies. Our students benefit from the extensive critical care experience of the attending and nursing staff. The emergency department has a large support staff, including technicians, phlebotomists, EKG technicians, translators, clerks, transporters, and dedicated patient representatives who assist with every aspect of emergency care.

The ED department runs a pre-hospital care division, providing residents with continuous exposure and interaction with EMS staff

Residency Overview

We are an ACGME-accredited three-year residency program nestled in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Our residents train in one of the most culturally diverse communities in the world and care for over 120,000 patients each year from all walks of life. We pride ourselves on providing a robust critical care, ultrasound, and prehospital experience. We are a comprehensive Stroke Center, STEMI Center, Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Trauma Center in Brooklyn. Maimonides remains the fourth largest independent teaching hospital in the country and is ranked top 10 in the country for clinical excellence.

 

As the largest hospital in Brooklyn, our annual ED visits are in excess of 122,000, including over 33,000 pediatric patients. Maimonides is in the heart of immigrant Brooklyn, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods, social systems and cultural beliefs.

As the largest hospital in Brooklyn, our annual ED visits are in excess of 122,000, including over 33,000 pediatric patients. Maimonides is in the heart of immigrant Brooklyn, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods, social systems and cultural beliefs.

Our EMS program includes Online Medical Control for emergency response ambulances, including the largest private ambulance companies in the city. Our onsite ambulance department provides nearly 20,000 911 and inter-facility transports annually.

Our research division actively supports faculty, residents and fellows in conducting cutting-edge research in a variety of fields. The division is the recipient of numerous state and hospital grants that support innovative projects and publications.

The Emergency Medicine Residency experience

Maimonides offers a robust  36-month training program in emergency medicine that is divided into 4-week blocks of the PGY-1, PGY-2, and PGY-3 curriculum.

We offer:

  • 4  blocks of training outside of Maimonides at New York City Poison Control Center in Manhattan and 2 blocks at Shock Trauma in Maryland
  • A large and diverse patient population
  • Modern clinical spaces—including a radiology suite (with a multidetector helical CT)
  • Most of the ED experience is right here, at Maimonides
  • The Maimonides EM residency faculty includes over 40 full-time attending physicians
  • The most advanced technology including  70+ workstations

Maimonides is a designated Adult Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Trauma Center in Brooklyn

The Emergency Medicine Residency curriculum

PGY-1

  • 1  block orientation to the ED
  • 5.5  blocks in the Adult ED
  • 2  blocks in the Pediatric ED
  • 1  block on the medical service
  •  weeks with the EMS division
  •  weeks with Anesthesia and ED Ultrasound
  •  block Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • We support all interns’ attendance at the annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine National Meeting

PGY-2

  •  blocks in the ED (mixed adult and pediatric shifts)
  •  blocks at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1  block ED Ultrasound
  • 1  block in the Coronary Care Unit
  •  block in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  •  block Orthopedics

PGY-3

  • 7.5  blocks in the ED (mixed adult and pediatric shifts)
  •  block Pediatric Trauma or International Emergency Medicine
  • 1  block of Administration/Research
  •  block Elective
  • 1  block Toxicology at the New York Poison Control Center
  • 0.5  block OB Delivery
  • Support to attend any regional or national meeting in which the resident has research accepted for presentation

*Each year of training includes a total of   vacation weeks.

Our Simulation Laboratory offers hands-on skills training in medical illnesses and procedures such as cricothyrotomy, thoracotomy, chest tube placement, central venous access, and intubation

Curriculum Overview

We pride ourselves on a strong educational mission that is exemplified by our innovative formal curriculum. Maimonides was one of the first Emergency Medicine programs in the country to implement a flipped classroom model for core content learning in 2013 and continues to be a pioneer in adult learning techniques.

How To Apply

Applications to our residency program should be submitted through ERAS at www.aamc.org/eras. Complete details and timelines are available on the ERAS website.Our program has been fully accredited since 2001. We are currently accepting 18 PGY-1 residents per year through the National Resident Matching Program.

Maimonides Medical Center complies with federal and city laws and orders prohibiting discrimination in employment. Such discrimination includes race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, handicap, marital status or sexual orientation.

For more information, please contact our Program Manager, Grace Mannino at (718) 283-6023 or [email protected]

Apply to the Emergency Medicine Residency Program today!

Our Emergency Medicine Physicians

Amish C. Aghera, MD

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Fiona O. Azubuike, MD

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Amr Badawy, Array

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Sally H. Bogoch, Array

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Dimitry Bosoy, MD

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Jared Brazg, Array

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Annemarie Cardell, MD

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Wendy M. Chan, MD

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Arlene S. Chung, MD

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Leah R. Dancy, Array

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Eitan Dickman, MD

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Nubaha Elahi, MD

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Constantin Ene, MD

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Mert Erogul, MD

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George A. Fidacaro, MD

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Magdalena D. Filardo, MD

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Matt S. Friedman, MD

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Alethea E. Garber, MD

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Grace D. Glassman, MD

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Laura K. Gonzalez, MD

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Lawrence E. Haines, MD

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Lois J. Isaksen, MD

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Jeanette Kurbedin, Array

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Cameron Kylesidell, MD

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Michael A. Lamberta, MD

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Eustace L. Lashley, MD

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Judy C. Lin, MD

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David O. Lobel, MD

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Jennifer A. Maccagnano, DO

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John P. Marshall, MD

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Shivani M. Mody, Array

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Sergey M. Motov, MD

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Laura A. Mulvey, Array

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Alyssa Nguyen Phuoc, MD

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Kay Odashima, MD

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Ahmed R. Rashed, MD

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David E. Saloum, MD

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Amy J. Sanghvi, MD

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Joshua G. Schiller, MD

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Sabrina Sokolovsky, DO

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Reuben J. Strayer, MD

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Kai Wang, MD

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Corey M. Weiner, MD

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Juan C. Zequeira Diaz, MD

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Jason Zimmerman, DO

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