Paterson, NJ Emergency Medicine

A Clinical Blog by the Emergency Medicine Residents at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center


St. Joseph’s At A Glanceā€¦

  • 96 Bed Emergency Department
  • 3rd Busiest ED in the Country. Busiest ED in NJ with >168,000 visits/year & >41,000 Pediatric visits/year
  • Joseph’s Wayne Community Site (satellite): >38,000 visits/year
  • Level II Trauma Center: >1000 traumas/year!
  • Dedicated Pediatric ED with Children’s Hospital
  • 1st Level Accredited Geriatric ED in the country: >26,000 visits/year
  • Home of Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO)
  • Cardiac Resuscitation Center with Cardiac Cath Lab & Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Faculty trained in EMS, US, Critical Care, Toxicology, International Medicine, Medical Education, & Simulation


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Page updated July 2019