During the third year, optional time is available for additional experience in congenital heart disease or in surgical treatment of heart failure, cardiac electrophysiology, and complex thoracic surgery as a three-month elective.
Primary Teaching Hospital
The primary clinical facility is the modern 416 bed Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the major tertiary care referral facility in central New Jersey. The hospital features a Level I Trauma Center, one of only three in the state, a new cancer hospital which opened in 2002 and a free standing Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital.
*Started our program in October 2003 in lieu of July and therefore did not do the first three months of thoracic rotation.
**Due to the closing of his residency program at Thomas Jefferson University, his figures are based on both Thomas Jefferson & UMDNJ-RWJMS.