Residency Programs

Harlem Hospital Center has eight residency programs:

·       Advanced Education General Dentistry

·       Internal Medicine

·       Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

·       Pediatric Dentistry

·       Pediatrics

·       Psychiatry

·       Radiology

·       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 the Commission of Dental Accreditation is recognized by the United States Department of Education and grants accreditation to dental residency programs. The Institution provides financial, educational and human resources to fulfill the academic training of residents, fellows and students with support from the NYC Health + Hospitals and Columbia University.

There are 202 resident and fellow positions representing 3 Commission on Dental Accreditation residency programs and 10 ACGME accredited programs. The ACGME 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 Commission on Dental Accreditation residency programs is Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, and Advanced Education in General Dentistry.  The three dental residency programs only report to Commission on Dental Accreditation.  The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education.  

The GME Committee oversees all activities of the residency programs and ensures that the programs comply with the requirements as set forth by the Commission on Dental Accreditation 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.