Resident Life

Current Residents

Our residents enjoy a wealth of activities both locally and in Manhattan, home to many great restaurants, entertainment and cultural attractions. A majority of Emergency Medicine residents live in dedicated Montefiore housing in the Bronx or take advantage of the quick commute from other areas in New York City and Westchester County.

Resident Activities:

  • Intern Ropes Course
  • Bronx Zoo visit with one of our Toxicologists/Snake Bite Experts
  • Spartan Race
  • Paintball
  • 2nd-Year Ski Trip
  • Journal Club
  • Annual BBQ
  • Graduation Party

Local Activities:

  • The Bronx Zoo: The largest municipal zoo in the world and renowned for its diverse animal collection and award-winning exhibitions.
  • City Island: This seaside community has the look and feel of a small New England fishing village. It is famous for its seafood restaurants, local shops and art galleries.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Cottage: Built in 1812, this small wooden farmhouse is where the famous writer spent the last years of his life.
  • The High Bridge: Completed in 1848, this arch bridge is the oldest bridge in New York City. Once part of the Old Croton Aqueduct, many Bronxites, such as Edgar Allan Poe, would take contemplative strolls across the Harlem River on this bridge. The bridge was opened to the public in 2015.
  • New York Botanical Garden: America’s premier urban garden, with special exhibitions, seasonal programs and engaging activities.
  • Orchard Beach: This manmade beach opened in the 1930s and was dubbed “The Riviera of New York.” The beach also plays host to many concerts.
  • Pelham Bay Park: At nearly 3,000 acres, it is the largest natural park in New York City.
  • Van Cortlandt Park: At over 1,000 acres, this park is bigger than Central Park and is the second largest park in the Bronx.
  • Wave Hill: A 28-acre public horticultural garden and cultural center overlooking the majestic Hudson River.
  • Yankee Stadium: The new Yankee Stadium was completed in 2009 and is located across the street from the original location of the “House that Ruth Built,” now named Heritage Field.