Hospital Orientation Information

Red Lion and Knights Roads
Philadelphia, PA 19114


Where and when:
Torresdale Campus Library at 8:15 AM

Rhea Kramer, Medical Education Coordinator
Phone: (215) 612-4826
Fax: (215) 612-4069

The Medical Education Coordinator will be emailing students scheduled for rotations with detailed information prior to the start date

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Info
Holy Name Medical Center Info
Palisades Medical Center Info


475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305


Warren D. Widmann, M.D.
Program Director
Site Clerkship Director
Associate Chairman, Education and Training
Visiting Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
State University of New York,
Downstate Medical Center
and also cc to
Tel: (718) 226-1683
Fax: (718) 226-8695
Site Clerkship Coordinator:
Nancy J. Hogle, BSN, RN, MS, MPH
Certified Clinical Research
Graduate Medical Education and Research
Program Coordinator,
General Surgery and MIS Fellowship
Department of Surgery
Tel: (718) 226-5912
Fax: (718) 226-8695

1st Rotation:
On the first day of your rotation please report to the Residency Education Office, 2nd floor, Heart Tower, room 257 at 9AM.

Please call Dr. Widmann at (718) 226-1683 Nancy Hogle at (718) 226-5912 if you can not find the office.

It is required that you complete all the following BEFORE interacting with staff and patients:

  1. Demographic Sheet
  2. Corporate Compliance Training and Code of Ethical Conduct Certification form
  3. Information Services Password Request Form
  4. Lending Library Form

After the above are completed, you will be given a letter to take to Security to get an Identification Badge.

You will be able to use you ID for entry and exit from the employee/staff parking areas, for which there is no fee.

Daily during your rotation, you must:

  1. You may turn in toll receipts or EZ Pass statements for reimbursement monthly.
  2. Appropriate attire is expected—clean white coat covering scrubs, shirt and ties otherwise. Women should be appropriately modestly dressed.
  3. Facial hair is to be clean shaven each AM; if a beard is preferred, it should be neatly trimmed.

2nd and/or 3rd Rotation(s):
On subsequent rotations students must follow the above instructions for 1st Rotation.

On the last day of your SURGERY rotation, you must:

  1. Turn in your Identification badge to the Residency Education Office 2nd floor, Heart Tower, room 257.
  2. Complete all evaluations of rotations (paper forms to be handed in for each rotation).
  3. Return Lawrence Essential of General Surgery Book.
  4. Return your beeper/pager.

Failure to comply with the check-out policy will result in delay the distribution of the final reimbursement check.

Key Department Contacts for Clinical Rotations

Main Number: (718) 226-9000

Dr. Charles Vonfrolio
Cathleen Suppa: x-9029

Dr. Vassallo
Jennifer Cohen: x-1548

Dr. Ralph Messo
Jeanette B. Fraticelli: x-6527

Dr. Mitchell Maiman
Linda Biondolillo: x-8074

Dr. Richard Sidlow
April Rand: x-9360

Dr. Mary Salvatore x-3518
Jodi Cox: x-8297

Dr. (TBA)
Kristen DeRespinis x-1873

33 Overlook Road, Suite 101
Summit, New Jersey 07901
Tel: (908) 273-1112
Fax: (908) 273-1146


Arrive by 9:00 AM
Park in the visitor parking in the east garage for the first day –- Students will receive security allowances upon arrival.
Meet at Summit Pediatrics in the MAC I building, Suite 10.
Students should be wearing professional attire, as well as a lab coat.
You will receive orientation material on your first day

225 Williamson Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07207


  • Be at the hospital (and ready to report) by 8:00 am.
  • Once you are on Williamson Street, proceed to the end of road where you will see the hospital on the right and the parking garage on the left. Park in that parking garage and take a white parking ticket at the entrance and park on the 4th or 5th level.
  • Bring the ticket with you to be validated for free parking.
  • Enter the hospital’s main entrance. Ask at the front desk for Charlotte Leonard on 7 North.
  • The Physician Services Office is next to the elevator on 7 North.
  • Come in the office and ask for Charlotte.
  • Attire: Business dress and white lab jacket - NO denim or sandals please.
  • A $10 deposit is required for the ID and parking sticker. This deposit will be returned at the end of the rotation when the cards are returned. The license plate number of your car is also required.
  • Any questions please call 908-994-5257 or email

Amir Herman, DO
554 Larkfield Road
East Northport, NY 11731
(631) 368-9166

Donald Lichtenstein, MD
431 B 129th Street
Suite 1
Rockaway Park, NY 11694
(718) 318-3434

Joseph Lozito, DO
484 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506
(973) 423-4770

Paul J. Morris, DO
446 Hackensack Street
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
(201) 933-2370

Betty Parisi, MD
275 Broadway
Lynbrook, NY
(516) 599-0012

Hemet Patel, MD
33 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
(212) 410-4424

Harold Sirota, DO
Sunrise Medical Associates PC
260 West Sunrise Highway
Suite 108
Valley Stream, NY 11581
(516) 791-5804

Neil Soskel, DO
185 Merrick Road
Suite 1B
Lynbrook, NY 11563
(516) 887-0077

Richard Tancer, DO
18 Redneck Avenue
Little Ferry, NJ 07643
(201) 641-3115

Harlem Cardiology
1787 Madison Avenue
Suite 50C
New York, NY 10035
Phone: (212) 348-9400
Fax: (212) 348-9405

Heritage Health and Housing Inc.
1727 Amsterdam Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10031
Phone: (212) 862-0054
Fax: (212) 862-5516