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The Albany Med Health System

An excellent place to train

Residencies & Fellowships

The Next Generation of Medicine

Albany Medical Center, the anchor of the Albany Med Health System, is one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York State offering outstanding clinical care – from routine preventative care to sophisticated cancer and surgical care to life-saving emergency medicine – while training the next generation of medical providers and advancing critical biomedical research.

We offer 46 residency and fellowship programs. Our programs cover a spectrum of surgical, medical, and hospital disciplines. Residents and fellows enjoy an intimate learning environment with guidance from experienced faculty and access to the most advanced technology for specialty training and medical research.

Our programs are in compliance with requirements set by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


Kara Giglia residency coordinator

Excellence in Education

We offer an intimate, inclusive environment which fosters humane values and genuine learning. We promote medical science and instruction across the curriculum and continually pursue excellence in the education of health care providers, research in the basic and clinical medical sciences, and service to the community.

Commitment to Diversity

We reflect the incredible diversity of Albany and the Capital Region. Our patients come from every race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, and socioeconomic background and we believe that having staff who respect and represent this same diversity enables us to work together as a stronger community.

Focus on Wellness

As a resident or fellow, there are many resources available to you to help manage the demands of being a physician. Our goal is to promote work-life balance and overall wellness by advocating for you and providing you with the tools to reduce burnout, depression, and other stressors. Explore Wellness

Living in New York's Capital Region

Mountains, world-class colleges and universities, rich history, center of government, world-renowned horse racing, robust economy. The Capital Region has it all. Located just a few hours from New York City, Boston, and Montreal, Albany is a city of friendly neighborhoods, eclectic restaurants, and historic architecture. Whatever your interest, skiing, live music, apple picking, we have it. Explore New York's Capital Region

Contact Us

Thank you for considering Albany Medical Center for your residency or fellowship. The Department of Graduate Medical Education oversees all training programs, but we also handle questions big and small! We are responsible for onboarding, visas, and orientation. We help with questions regarding benefits, malpractice, student loans, and licensing. We are the office to visit when you have questions or concerns.

If you are at Albany Medical College visiting one of our residency or fellowship programs, feel free to stop by our office in Building R-113.

Graduate Medical Education
Albany Medical College
43 New Scotland Ave., MC-50
Albany, NY 12208

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Catie Riddle
Director of Graduate Medical Education
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Heidi Blackwell
Assistant Director of Graduate Medical Education
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Susan Swain
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Elizabeth Berg
Residency Coordinator
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Shellie Asher, MD
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine