Jersey City Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

MHMC Orthopedic Surgery Residency

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Student Info

Medical Student Rotations

Medical Student Contact:

Bertha (Tica) Torres

Residency Coordinator

Orthopaedic Surgery

395 Grand Street, 3rd Floor

Jersey City, NJ 07302

[email protected]

Phone (201) 521-5934     Fax (201) 915-2025

Instructions for Requesting a Rotation:  3 Steps

Step 1:  Complete a Rotation Request Form (do not hit enter/return until ready to submit)

Step 2:  Submit Preliminary Documents

  • Passport sized photograph
  • Curriculum Vitae
*Note: Once your Rotation Request, Photo and CV is received, you will be notified via email if your rotation can be accommodated.
Step 3: Submit Required Documentation
  • Application Packet (see below)
  • Affiliation Agreement with JCMC
*Note: If your medical school already has an Affiliation Agreement with JCMC, please forgo requesting an agreement.

Please Note:  Students must have scored above 550 on COMLEX Steps I & II on their first try to be considered for a rotation

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR AN AUDITION ROTATION FOR FALL 2018 is FEBRUARY 1, 2018. After this date your request to rotate with us will not be accommodated.  You will be notified by March 15th, 2018 if you are have been granted an audition rotation with us.

STEP 1: Rotation Request Form

Thank you for contacting us. We will get back to you regarding your rotation as soon as possible.


Please also email our Medical Student Coordinator your passport sized photograph and your CV.
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STEP 2:  Preliminary Documents

After submitting the Rotation Request Form, please submit the following:
  • Passport sized photograph
  • Curriculum Vitae

*Once your Rotation Request, Photo and CV are received, you will be notified via email if your rotation can be accommodated.

STEP 3: Required Documentation

Once your initial rotation request is approved, you will be asked to submit the following:

A) Application Packet:

      -Rotation Request from your medical school

      -Official COMLEX I & II Score Report

           *If  COMLEX Step II not yet taken or scores not yet released, please note when you have or will take the exam and submit scores when available

      -Letter of good standing from Dean's Office

      -Proof of Liability Insurance

      -Immunizations, ppd, and flu shot (please make sure your ppd and flu shot is within 12months of your expected rotation dates)


*Please have all documents of the application packet scanned and sent in a single email, preferably as one PDF file, to [email protected] 

*Please name the file with the rotating students name (Example: JoeSmith.pdf)

B) Affiliation Agreement:

      -Agreement must be approved 60 days prior to the start of your rotation; We recommend submitting 90 days prior to rotation

      -Your Medical School's Rotation Coordinator must contact the GME department at JCMC to request an affiliation agreement

*Note: If we do not receive the completed Affiliation Agreement and Application Packet within 30 days of notification of rotation scheduling, your rotation will be forfeited

Medical Student Orientation:

After your rotation is confirmed, you will be sent an email with instructions regarding orientation, including information about housing, parking, hospital policies, where to go on your first day, computer access, ID badges as well as the student google drive access for the medical student handbook.

Residency Applications (ERAS)

The JCMC Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program participates in Osteopathic ERAS

We require the completed ERAS application, a Dean's Letter (MSPE), at least 3 letters of recommendation, official medical school transcripts, COMLEX Steps I & II and highly recommend rotating with the program.

ERAS Submission Deadline: 10/1/2017

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Dates: TBA - December 2018

Students who rotate with us will be given preference for interview selection. Please note an audition rotation does not guarantee an interview.

Select students who have not rotated with us but have scored >600 on COMLEX Steps I & II and have shown superior performance in their medical school courses, research and in their letters of recommendation, may be offered interviews.


RWJBarnabas Health's Jersey City Medical Center is an Osteopathic Post-graduate Training Institution (OPTI) of the New York Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Education Consortium (NYCOMEC).