Experience the unique benefits of completing a four year Med-Peds residency program

Med-Peds residents at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey receive extensive exposure to both adults and children in all aspects of primary, subspecialty and critical care. The Med-Peds graduate from Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is comfortable and confident in both outpatient and inpatient care and generally continues on in a career in primary care, single or combined fellowship, hospitalist medicine or urgent care.

The Med-Peds residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center offers a broad spectrum of clinical exposure to all age groups. Children’s Hospital of New Jersey services include a Level 3 NICU with the only ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) center in New Jersey, a 19-bed PICU, coverage in over 30 different pediatric subspecialty services including Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, as well as Pediatric Hematology and Oncology just to name a few. In addition, a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine is also maintained. The adult services include world class cardiac and pulmonary transplant centers, extensive CCU and ICU services, an adult Congenital Heart Disease center and a well established Geriatric Center. Adult fellowships offered include Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Nephrology, and Electrophysiology. Other graduate medical education programs include Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Vascular Surgery, OBGYN, Disaster Medicine.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center/Children’s Hospital of New Jersey is part of the RWJBarnabas Healthcare System which is the largest healthcare system in New Jersey. RWJBarnabas Health remains on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation and residents gain experience and learn about Accountable Care Organizations, Population Health, High Value Care, patient safety and quality improvement further preparing residents to thrive in their professional career.

Faculty Profiles

Jon Sicat DO Jon F. Sicat, DO
Med-Peds Trained
Med/Peds Residency Program Director
Melissa C Wallach MD Melissa C Wallach, MD
Med-Peds Trained
Director Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic
Jose R Bustillo DO

Jose R Bustillo, DO
Med-Peds Trained
Associate Program director Internal Medicine

Christian A Engell MD Christian A Engell, MD
Internal Medicine Program Director

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