Residency Programs

Harlem Hospital Center has six residency programs:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Harlem Hospital Center also provides clinical education opportunities through the City College of New York/Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Physician Assistant Program located at Harlem Hospital Center and the School of Radiology Technology.

Since 1962 Harlem Hospital Center has maintained an academic affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with a mutual commitment to provide a scholarly environment to promote both graduate and post graduate training at Harlem Hospital. The Senior Associate Dean representing the University is Dr. Maurice Wright who is also the Medical Director of the hospital.

It is a sponsoring institution accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and American Dental Association (ADA). The Institution provides financial, educational and human resources to fulfill the academic training of residents, fellows and students with support from the Health and Hospitals Corporation of New York City and Columbia University.

There are 202 resident and fellow positions representing 13 ADA- and ACGME-accredited programs. The specialty programs are Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Plastic Surgery, Pediatrics, General Psychiatry and Adolescent and Child Psychiatry. The subspecialties programs include Nephrology, Pulmonary Disease, Gastroenterology and Infectious Disease.

The GME Committee oversees all activities of the residency programs and ensures that the programs are in compliance with the requirements of the ADA and the ACGME. The programs report to the ACGME through the Designated Institutional Official.

The participating institutions in residency training include Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Jacobi Medical Center, Queens Children’s Psychiatry Center and Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center.