12/17/20: Last week, the Rutgers Health - JCMC Orthopedics Residency held a virtual journal club discussing Surgical Approaches to Total Hip Arthroplasty, mediated by Dr. Erik Zachwieja. Program-wide journal clubs are held bimonthly.
10/26/20: The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery annual meeting was held virtually this week. Dr. Arianna Gianakos won first place for her study titled "Clinical Application of Concentrated Bone Marrow Aspiration in Orthopaedics: A Systematic Review." Congratulations Dr. Gianakos!
06/11/20: The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Residents and Fellows Research Night was held virtually this week. Dr. Richard Pizzo was chosen to present his study titled "Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes of Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Volar Locking Plates versus Fragment-Specific Plating Constructs." Congratulations Dr. Pizzo!
St. George's University
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
03/20/20: Congratulations to our future interns: Marisa, Jon, and Dave!
02/27/20: Last week, the RWJBarnabas Health orthopaedic surgery residents participated in a cadaver lab in Jersey City, NJ. The focus of the lab was to familiarize our residents with robotic-assisted arthroplasty systems, an exciting area of orthopedic innovation. These labs are held quarterly and give our residents the opportunity to practice surgical approaches and utilizing orthopedic implants.
09/16/19: The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 2019 Annual Meeting was held in Chicago this past weekend. Two of our residents were chosen to present their research and had the opportunity to spend the week attending lectures, exhibits, and discussions learning about the latest in foot and ankle surgery. Congratulations Dr. Gianakos and Dr. Heiman!
Dr. Erick Heiman gave a podium presentation titled "Opioid Consumption Following Outpatient Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Prospective Analysis" demonstrating over-prescription of post-operative opioid pain medication and need for stricter prescribing practices by orthopedic surgeons.
Dr. Arianna Gianakos presented a poster entitled "Gender Related Reporting within Foot and Ankle Subspecialty Orthopaedic Literature" demonstrating that the reporting of gender specific differences is lacking in the current orthopaedic literature. Her study also showed that within studies reporting gender related analysis, a high percentage of studies demonstrated a significant difference in outcomes between male and female patients.
07/01/19: Last week, the RWJBH orthopaedic surgery residents hosted our annual "Intern Bootcamp" to train our incoming resident physicians, Dr. Attenasio, Dr. Heiman, and Dr. Salandra. We are excited for them to join our team and looking forward to working with them over the next few years. Good luck Andrea, Erick, and Jon!
06/12/2019: The JCMC-RWJBanabas Health Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program graduation ceremony was held at Chart House in Weehawken, NJ. We are very proud of our graduates Dr. Donald Adams and Dr. Eric Boe for all of their accomplishments! We are also pleased to announce that both of our graduates once again successfully completed part 1 of the AOBOS board certification exam. Congratulations Dr. Adams and Dr. Boe! We will miss you.
06/05/2019: The JCMC-RWJBanabas Health Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program hosted our 2nd Annual Grand Rounds & Chief Resident Presentations with honored guest speaker Dr. Melvin P. Rosenwasser. There was a lively upper extremity trauma case discussion with Dr. Rosenwasser over dinner, as well as an interesting talk by Dr. Rosenwasser on orthopaedic innovations in upper extremity surgery at the Jersey City Museum. Our chief residents also presented their original research projects on pelvis insufficiency fractures and calcaneus fractures.
05/08/2019: Congratulations to all our residents who were chosen to present their original research projects at the 2019 RWJBH Jersey City Medical Center Resident Research Day held on Wednesday May 8th, 2019!
04/26/19: Congratulations to our PGY-4's on both matching to their top choice fellowship programs!
03/17/19: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2019 Annual Meeting was held last week in Las Vegas, NV. Several of our residents were selected to present original research projects and had the opportunity to spend the week attending various lectures, exhibits, and discussions learning about the latest in orthopaedic surgery.
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
02/04/19: Congratulations to our future interns: Andrea, Erick, and Jon!
02/02/19: Last weekend, the RWJBarnabas Health orthopaedic surgery residents participated in a cadaver lab in Parsippany, NJ. These labs are held quarterly and give our residents the opportunity to practice surgical approaches and utilizing orthopedic implants.
09/21/18: We are pleased to announce that our residency program has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education!
08/03/18: The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program interviews for the 2019 match will be held on December 9, 2018 (Sunday) at RWJBarnabas Health - Jersey City Medical Center.
06/28/18: The 2018 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Graduation was held at Chart House in Weehawken, NJ.
Congratulations Dr. David Klein and Dr. Jay Patel! We will miss you!
05/09/2018: Congratulations to all our residents who were chosen to present case reports, research papers, and/or abstracts at the 2018 RWJBH Jersey City Medical Center Resident Research Day held on Wednesday May 9th, 2018!
04/13/18: The New Jersey Orthopaedic Society's 43rd Annual Symposium was held on April 13th and 14th at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ. Three of our residents were selected to present original research and case presentations. Congratulations Drs. Klein, Miller, and Yingling!
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine
02/05/18: Congratulations to our future interns: Matt, Fil, and Bishoy!
06/02/17: Congratulations to Dr. Arianna Gianakos for being invited to speak and present her research at the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopedics and Traumatology 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Her presented research included:
05/10/17: Congratulations to Dr. John Yingling for being awarded second place for his research on the 'Use of the Skin Pie-Crusting Technique in Upper and Lower Extremity Trauma: A Cadaveric Study and Case Series' at The New York Society for Surgery of the Hand annual Residents and Fellows Night.
05/01/17: Congratulations to our PGY-4s on their fellowship matches!
Rowan University - SOM
RVU - COM
02/06/17: Congratulations to our future interns: Ricky, Jay, and John!
08/29/16: The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program interviews for the 2017 match will be held on Nov. 18, 2016 (Friday) and Nov. 20, 2016 (Sunday) at RWJBarnabas Health - Jersey City Medical Center.
05/15/16: Congratulations to our PGY-4s on their fellowship matches!
03/31/16: Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System complete merger to form RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s second largest private employer – with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians, and 1,000 residents and interns.
The new system will train more than 1,000 residents and interns annually and embrace the mission of academic medicine, which includes quality clinical care, joined with groundbreaking research and a commitment to medical education. Through coordination of existing academic and teaching medical centers and numerous community hospitals, RWJBarnabas Health will continue to attract and retain the finest health care professionals and physicians, and be better prepared to strengthen the health of our state’s diverse populations.
Western University COMP
02/8/16: Congratulations to our future interns: Scott, Arianna, and Jaclyn!
11/20/15: In preparation for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program interviews, our first annual newsletter was created to provide more information regarding the newest information pertaining to our program.
11/05/15: The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at Jersey City Medical Center Barnabas Health is an Osteopathic Residency Program and a member of the American Osteopathic Association. We have formed our Orthopaedic Surgery ACGME Accreditation Committee, which is currently in the process of preparing our ACGME accreditation application with an anticipated submission for pre-accreditation this coming Spring of 2016. Pre-accreditation status allows our graduates to participate in ACGME accredited fellowship programs as well as participate in the Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in certain Orthopaedic sub-specialties.
07/1/15: Jersey City Medical Center Barnabas Health is proud to announce the opening of The Orthopaedic Institute. This endeavor includes a dedicated Orthopaedic wing with specialized nurses certified in Orthopaedic nursing, as well as numerous private rooms for our patients to recover from their surgery.