Learn more about the graduate educational programs, The Florence M. Cook of Medical Laboratory Science, our affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and more.

Residency & Fellowship Programs

Training the Physicians of Tomorrow

With the best physicians comes top quality training for the Resident and Fellowship Programs offered at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Tomorrow's physicians must understand how to incorporate patients into their decision-making and relate to diverse cultures.

Meridian's mission of training the next generation of health care professionals is vital to providing a foundation for sound health in our community and in the world.

Learn more about the educational programs offered at Jersey Shore University Medical Center:

Graduate Medical Education

Graduate Dental Education
Graduate Pharmacy Education
Undergraduate Medical Education

Continuing Dental Education
The Department of Dentistry at Jersey Shore University Medical Center offers a great deal of continuing dental education throughout the year.

Our program goal is to provide a quality dental education and to optimize patient care. Our programs provide up to date information and strategies for our dentists. Learn more

Florence M. Cook School of Medical Laboratory Science
The Florence M. Cook of Medical Laboratory Science was founded in 1947 when Carlos Pons, M.D., pathologist at Fitkin-Raleigh Hospital, now known as Jersey Shore University Medical Center, and medical technologist Florence M. Cook, undertook the task of training two students at the bench.  From that humble inception, our school has grown to be the structured program we have today. Learn More

Behavioral Health Services - Bachelor & Master's Level Field Placements
The Field Placements at Behavioral Health Services at Meridian Health Systems reflect a commitment providing experiential training to students pursuing a career in the mental health field. We offer unpaid field placements to students enrolled in affiliated colleges and universities who are pursuing their undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work, psychology or counseling.

Field Placements are offered through both Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. Riverview Medical Center offers two sites, one in Red Bank and the second at the Booker Behavioral Health Center in Shrewsbury.

We encourage you to learn more about the application process and read our descriptions of the field placement opportunities


As the first system in the country to achieve Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, Meridian Health has been hailed as a national leader in the delivery of quality nursing care. The recognition would not be possible without the contributions of staff nurses, educators, advanced practice nurses, researchers, and managers.