Behind the White Coat: St. John’s Riverside Hospital

January 24, 2017

St. John’s Riverside Hospital, a community hospital and member of Riverside Health in Yonkers, NY, is completing its first year as a new teaching hospital. After completing a rigorous application process with the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education, the hospital welcomed eight categorical and six preliminary Internal Medicine interns at the start of the academic year in July 2016. St. John’s Riverside Hospital will also begin a residency in Emergency Medicine in July 2017. As a new teaching hospital, St. John’s is making important contributions to New York State’s physician workforce.

Learn more about St. John’s Riverside Hospital’s journey to becoming a teaching hospital from Michael DiGiorno, DO, Designated Institutional Official, and hear from Issa Khoury, MD, a first year medicine resident, on being part of St. John’s first class of residents.

To learn more about St. John’s Riverside Hospital and its program, visit