Graduate Medical Education Programs

Jefferson Health New Jersey believes in nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals. That’s why we’re proud to offer a pharmacy residency program, a podiatry residency program, and a number of residency and fellowship programs through our affiliation with Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine (Rowan SOM). Learn more about the program that’s right for you.

GME Programs

ACGME Residency and Fellowship Programs

The Rowan SOM/Jefferson Health/Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes consortium sponsors several ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs. More than 225 house staff train in our hospitals.

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Pharmacy Residency Program

Jefferson Health - New Jersey offers a postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency training program that is currently under candidate status by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

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Podiatry Residency Program

Jefferson Health - New Jersey has a three year podiatry residency program approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. This program affords residents educational experience in both the acute care and ambulatory settings.

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Wellness Resources

View our bi-monthly Wellness Wednesday Newsletters, full of self-care strategies, research news, testimonials, and more!

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UME - Clinical Observer Application & Agreement

Candidates for an observership at Jefferson Health should complete the below application. To submit the application or any questions, contact


Meet the Director

Joseph N. Badolato, DO, is Chief Clinical Officer of Graduate Medical Education at Jefferson Health – New Jersey. As a practicing hospitalist and alumnus of our internal medicine residency program, he is well-versed in clinical learning and familiar with the working environment across each of Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s three hospital campuses.

“Welcome to Jefferson Health – New Jersey. We are pleased to offer clinical training to residents and fellows in an organization committed to excellence and innovation. More than 230 residents and fellows complete a portion of their training at Jefferson Health – New Jersey hospitals and outpatient practices annually. As part of the larger Jefferson Health System, our trainees have an opportunity to influence and impact the future of medicine by committing to our mission and vision to improve lives and reimagine health, education, and discovery. Residents and fellows will find our institution to be a challenging and rewarding place for the next phase of their medical education.”