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Staten Island, New York 10305

Graduate medical education

As a major academic health system in the New York metro area, we are dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching and research.

The programs listed below will be found in ERAS as the Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Programs. For more information about the individual training programs of the Northwell Health System, please click on the links below.

SIUH Residency programs - ALL

Residency in Internal Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

Our three-year internal medicine (IM) residency training program has a history of producing high-quality, board certified general internists and medical subspecialists. It began in 1969 with a categorical class size of about 12 residents per year. Today, the IM program trains more than 90 residents per year. In addition to our categorical program, we offer a one-year preliminary medicine position, which includes 15 residents. There is also availability for a chief residency year.

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Residency in Dental Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

Because the hospital is a major affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center and Northwell Health, residents in General Practice Dentistry are integrated into the hospital's overall teaching program. This facilitates professional interactions and presents opportunities to fine tune clinical judgment.

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Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Staten Island University Hospital

The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program at Staten Island University Hospital offers a comprehensive curriculum for all radiology subspecialties.

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Residency in Emergency Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

The Emergency Medicine residency program at Staten Island University Hospital offers exceptional training in two busy suburban medical centers. Our hospitals, Staten Island North and Staten Island South, are two of only three hospitals on the island serving a diverse patient population. 

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Residency in General Surgery at Staten Island University Hospital

The members of the Department of Surgery have succeed in producing Centers of Surgical Excellence and expertise in many areas including laparoendoscopic surgery, surgical oncology, trauma, burn and surgical critical care, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive cardiac and general thoracic surgery, and surgical research. The surgical training program was expanded to include a fully-accredited vascular fellowship program. 

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Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Staten Island University Hospital

The overall aim of the four-year residency curriculum is the comprehensive education and training of OB/GYN residents to be competent general practitioners able to provide experienced and coordinated health care to a broad range of women’s healthcare issues.

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Residency in Pathology at Staten Island University Hospital

Our four-year AP/CP training program is designed to provide residents with current concepts and techniques of pathology in the setting of a university medical center hospital.  It is built around a structured core of required rotations, but is flexible enough to allow the pursuit of individual interests (through elective rotations and research).

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Residency in Pediatrics at Staten Island University Hospital

The pediatric residency program at Staten Island University Hospital's educational experiences are designed to develop the competencies and skills needed to practice high quality community pediatrics. Pediatric residents will also develop sufficient familiarity with the various pediatric subspecialties to participate as effective and productive team members in the care of chronic and complex pediatric conditions.

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Residency in Psychiatry at Staten Island University Hospital

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences is the most active provider of comprehensive mental health services on Staten Island, with over 1,450 inpatient discharges and 23,000 outpatient visits per year. We offer sophisticated multi-disciplinary care through our staff of accredited psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, activity therapists, primary care physicians and allied health professionals.

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Medical Library

The mission of the Staten Island University Hospital Medical Library is to provide current, authoritative and easily accessible knowledge-based information in support of patient care, education, management decision-making and research needs of the medical and hospital staff. 

It features plenty of space for research collaboration, as well as for individual studies, and it’s equipped with computers, printers, scanners, photocopier and more.The dedicated staff includes a professional medical librarian (library director), library coordinator and trained volunteers. 

The library is a full member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and a part of the Northwell Health Library Consortium. 

Location and hours  

The Medical Library is located at the Regina McGinn Education Center (RMC), 475 Seaview Avenue, 2nd floor. Staffed library hours are Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Hospital staff members with hospital IDs may use the library during unstaffed hours by either using card reader access (for authorized users), or obtaining entry from a security guard or RMC manager. 


The library is open to the following users: 

  • Attending and house staff physicians 
  • Students in Staten Island University Hospital training programs 
  • Staten Island University Hospital employees
  • Students or other members of the community by permission of the medical librarian
  • Patients who receive approval from their attending physicians 


The library maintains a collection of books, periodicals and media resources that cover all areas of medicine, including clinical and basic biomedical sciences, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacology, rehabilitation services, social work and nursing. All materials are constantly being selected and evaluated to meet the information needs of practicing health professionals and residency programs' curricula. 

The library gives priority to the acquisition of electronic resources, which results in easier use, wider access and more timely updates. The library collection currently includes over 600 e-journals and more than 700 e-books. Access is also provided to many electronic services and databases, such as UpToDate, PubMed, MD Consult, McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine, AccessSurgery and AccessEmergencyMedicine, Cardiosource Plus, VisualDx, Cochrane Library, Stat!Ref, Mosby's Nursing Consult, CINAHL and others. 

All electronic resources are available through the medical library website located at the hospital Intranet and accessible from all workstations throughout Staten Island University Hospital. The website serves as a gateway to research and instructional materials and also functions as a primary location for information about the library's collections and services. Remote access to electronic resources is available for authorized users through EMIL (Electronic Medical Information Library) located on myIntranet (Northwell 's intranet).


The library staff provides various services to medical residents, students and other patrons, including reference services, mediated literature searches and interlibrary loan service. The library also provides information literacy training for residents and others in the form of lectures, group classes and individual instructions.

Contact info

For more information, contact [email protected].


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Staten Island, New York 10305
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