June 30, 2016

Medical residents specializing in psychiatry and diagnostic radiology will join the growing Graduate Medical Education program at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital as of July 1.

The Psychiatry Residency Program is a four-year program that will have five residents per year for a total of 20 residents. Noam Fast, MD, is the program director. The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program is a four-year program that will have three residents per year for a total of 12. Jared Dunkin, MD, is the director of the program.

The new programs join existing residency programs in Internal Medicine and Transitional Year. As of July 1, Mather will have 70 medical residents.

John T. Mather Memorial 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 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 also has received nine consecutive top “A” ratings from The Leapfrog Group for patient safety, the only New York State hospital to achieve that distinction and one of only 98 hospitals nationwide to receive an A score in each of the twice yearly rating periods. Mather also was rated four stars, the highest on Long Island, by our patients for their hospital experience, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.