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Shomer Shabbos Residency

New York Medical College partners with its affiliate clinical sites in founding and promoting Shomer Shabbos medical residency training slots. These slots allow accommodation of Jewish observance with the understanding that primacy is always given to the needs of our patients.

Shomer Shabbos residency positions are offered at Westchester Medical Center, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan and at clinical sites.

Slots Offered at WMC Health/Westchester Medical Center

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology (confirmed upon individual request) 
  • Pathology
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Radiology (every other year)
  • Rehabilitation Sciences

Slots Offered at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

  • Dental Medicine - Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (slot offered upon request in the dental match)
  • Emergency Medicine (one slot)


To learn more contact Shomershabbosgme@nymc.edu.