PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Mather Hospital’s Graduate Medical Education program (GME) has received approval for a new gastroenterology fellowship to begin July 2021. The new program will eventually have a total of six fellows, two in each of the program’s three years. The first two fellows will start on July 1, 2021.

“We are excited to see our programs maturing and celebrate our ongoing evolution toward an academic hospital that includes competitive fellowships,” said Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Joan Faro, MD. “Thanks to the Northwell institutional and regional GME offices for all of their help and support.”

The new fellows will join the other residents and fellows in Mather’s GME programs in July, at which time the programs will have:

  • Internal Medicine – 51 residents in the three-year program;
  • Transitional Year – 17 new residents in the one-year program;
  • Psychiatry – 24 residents in the four-year program;
  • Diagnostic Radiology – 11 residents in the four-year program;
  • Interventional Radiology – four residents in the five-year program;
  • Hematology Oncology – three fellows in the three-year program.


Mather Hospital’s GME programs are sponsored by the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. The Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology programs are sponsored by Stony Brook Medicine and will be transitioning to Northwell Health sponsorship this academic year.


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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.


About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.