“Our Mission is to educate the Family Physicians of tomorrow. Our curriculum is designed to teach effective communication, the use of focused evidence based knowledge for patient wellness and to strive for prevention before the start of disease.”
Welcome to Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program! We are strongly committed to graduate medical education and welcomed our inaugural class of eight residents in July 2018. Our goal is to support residents during this time of personal and professional growth and to provide the best possible education in Family Medicine. We are looking for residents who will bring inspiration and a love of learning to our program. We look forward to supporting you on your journey to becoming an outstanding Family Physician!
Ocean Medical Center Family Medicine Residency’s Program’s mission is to provide a full spectrum of life-enhancing care and services to create and sustain healthy, vibrant communities – all powered by the teachings, innovation and humanity of an exceptional team. As a residency, we are leaders in transforming the academic journey of future clinicians and professionals while generously contributing knowledge to communities.
Ocean Medical Center is an advanced care hospital. We offer the convenience, friendly service and easy access of a local hospital, with everything you’d expect from a major medical center including truly coordinated care delivered by a team of top specialists. We are a preferred organization with health professionals who know how to work together to ensure the best clinical outcomes and the best overall health care experience for their patients and families. And as part of Hackensack Meridian Health, we connect our community to New Jersey’s most comprehensive health system and the world’s most advanced care and medical breakthroughs.
Kelly Ussery-Kronhaus, M.D. FAAFP
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency
Ocean Medical Center
Director, Graduate Medical Education
Ocean Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health
Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine,
Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine at Seton Hall
Assistant Clinical Prof., Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine