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Overview of Jacobi Medical Center

Jacobi Medical Center is located in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, a landscaped urban neighborhood, it is situated adjacent to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


JMC is comprised of Jacobi Hospital ambulatory, in-patient and emergency facilities and the Rose F. Kennedy Center. Jacobi Hospital is the primary site utilized for emergency care, oral maxillofacial surgery training, and operating room experience. The dental clinic is the primary site of comprehensive ambulatory dental care for adults and children. The Rose F. Kennedy Center delivers dental care to patients with developmental disabilities.


Jacobi Medical Center is designated as a Level 1 trauma center. This provides residents with the unique opportunity to work with emergency room personnel to provide care for those who have sustained maxillofacial trauma.

Jacobi Medical Center is a member of the New York City Health and Hospitals system and partners with North Central Bronx Hospital to provide care for patients and educational opportunities for residents.


Jacobi Medical Center:

  • Is a major academic affiliate and teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

  • Offers a complete range of acute, specialty, general care and psychiatric services.

  • Offers specialized Emergency Departments for adult, pediatric and psychiatric services.

  • Is a Level I Trauma Center (serving the North Bronx and Lower Westchester)

  • Is the Regional Snakebite Center for the Tristate area.

  • Operates the only multi-person emergency hyperbaric chamber in New York City.

  • Operates the only Burn Unit in the Bronx, the second largest in New York City, with 30 years of clinical research and teaching experience, pioneering in early surgical intervention to preserve skin and minimize infection and injury.

  • Serves as a referral center for acute psychiatry, burn care, neonatology, infectious disease, chest medicine, tropical medicine, rehabilitation and home care.

  • Operates a Level III Neonatal ICU with one of the best outcome records in the United States.

  • Operates a Women's Health Center, a "model" primary care program that provides the full spectrum of women's health needs from adolescence through maturity.

  • Operates a state-of-the-art Outpatient Center for adult AIDS patients.

  • Sponsors approved residency and fellowship training programs in over 40 specialties and subspecialties.

Jacobi Medical Center and its partner North Central Bronx hospital are the sole public providers of health care services in the North Bronx, with an annual average of:

  • 32,000 inpatient discharges

  • 175,000 emergency visits

  • 580,500 outpatient visits

  • 4,300 ambulatory surgery visits

  • Over 35,000 outpatient dental visits

Jacobi is recognized by the communities it serves as the socially responsible, experienced provider of choice for the more vulnerable populations - medically underserved, uninsured, Medicaid/Medicare recipients and uniformed services personnel.


Jacobi also features a new $173 million inpatient facility. Designed for patient comfort as well as the latest in medical technology, our new hospital includes 457 inpatient beds placed in beautiful and spacious private and semi-private rooms. Large, modern Adult and Pediatric Emergency Departments are specially equipped to handle trauma, critical illness, injury, or mass casualty incidents.

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