The Beth Israel Health Care System
Main hospital entrance of the Petrie Division on 16th Street and 1st Avenue
Beth Israel Medical Center is part of Continuum Health Partners, a multi-billion dollar health care organization made up of four premier hospitals in New York City that employs over 15,000 people.
Beth Israel Medical Center has been serving the New York community for over a century. Providing a full range of primary, secondary and tertiary-level services. Beth Israel Medical Center is University Hospital and the Manhattan Campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and has one of the largest postgraduate teaching programs in New York City.
Beth Israel Medical Center’s Milton and Carroll Petrie Division is located at First Avenue and 16th Street in the heart of lower Manhattan. The Petrie Campus is a 680 bed, acute care teaching hospital, which is the flagship site for training in internal medicine. Beth Israel Brooklyn is a 212-bed facility located at 3201 Kings Highway in the Midwood community. Medicine house staff do not rotate at Beth Israel Brooklyn.
THE AMBULATORY TRAINING EXPERIENCE FOR HOUSE STAFF
Categorical Internal Medicine residents will spend 1/3 of their three years of residency training in the ambulatory setting, consistent with current ACGME requirements. The ambulatory experience is spread out over all three years (see "Schedule" section.)
An "on the ground" Institution dedicated to serving our communities, Beth Israel is proud of its ambulatory care network, one of the largest in New York City.
Ambulatory continuity training for house staff occurs at three major sites.
General Medical Associates, located in Union Square in the Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, provides comprehensive primary care, with all medical, surgical and radiology subspecialties located within the same building. Dedicated Primary Care faculty supervise residents in a longitudinal way, providing exceptional teaching and mentorship. Implementation of a Patient Centered Medical Home is underway. GMA has a full electronic health record.
The Ryan NENA Community Health Care Center, located on East 3rd Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan is a Federally Qualified Health Care Center that serves this diverse community. With a full electronic health care record, Ryan NENA offers residents an outstanding precepting, learning and practice experience.
Beth Israel Medical Group's Manhattan West Village Practice, on 14th street between 7th and 8th avenues, provides comprehensive care to residents of this and the surrounding neighborhoods. Full time Primary Care teaching faculty provide an outstanding experience for house staff. The practice uses a complete electronic health care record.
In addition to the above continuity ambulatory sites, our house staff also have elective rotation opportunities at other exceptional facilities, including:
The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, located in the Chelsea area of Manhattan, provides comprehensive care to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Medical residents can rotate here for an elective that provides exceptional exposure to all aspects of LGBT care. Our standing elective affiliation with Callen-Lorde is the first of its kind in New York City. You can read an article about this elective rotation published by the AMA here.
Beth Israel Medical Center Senior Health, on West 24th street in Manhattan, now hosts our medical residents for their Geriatrics rotation, in addition to offering an elective in Geriatrics. The Deparment of Medicine recently launched fully ACGME accrediated Geriatrics Fellowship that is based at Senior Health. House staff rotating will have a variety of experiences, including clinical care, home visits and other transitions of care experiences under the supervision of superb faculty who are Board Certified in Geriatrics.
The Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, located in Manhattan's Union Square, is host to General Medical Associates, one of the Residency Program's ambulatory training sites.