Palisades Medical Center

Chief Medical Student: Elizabeth Luengas

Director of Medical Education: Maurizio Miglietta, DO, FACOS

Director of Medical Student Clerkships: Samuel Elias, MD

Regional Dean (NJ-RMEC): Maurizio Miglietta, DO, FACOS

*Please contact the chief medical student for scheduling needs.

Welcome to Palisades Medical Center!

Public Transportation

Buses to Palisades

New Jersey Transit buses are available from the Port Authority Station to Palisades. Bus 158 departs from Gate 202 and drops passengers in front of the hospital. 

New Jersey Transit buses are available from the George Washington Bus Terminal to Palisades. Bus 188 drops passengers in front of the hospital.  

Between Hospitals

New Jersey Transit buses are available from Palisades to Holy Name and Englewood. Please use the NJ Transit trip planner to find the best bus for your travels. 

Transportation Resources

Please see the New Jersey Transit website for schedule information, to double check all of the information listed above. and for the NJ Transit trip planner. We cannot be responsible for any changes made to NJ Transit.

An NJ Transit discount is available through Touro. Please see for more information.  

Parking Permits/Parking

All Medical students and externs are no longer allowed to park on the hospital premises regardless of the time of arrival at the hospital. All medical students and externs MUST park at Edgewater Multiplex Cinema, a movie theater located about a mile north of the hospital (339 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020). There is a shuttle that runs consistently between the hospital and the parking lot. If you have been waiting for the shuttle at the correct location for a very significant amount of time, you may call Palisades Transportation at 201-854-5150. The ONLY time you may park at the hospital is if you are doing an overnight shift on a weekend night, as the shuttle does not run on Saturdays or Sundays. All students/externs caught parking in the hospital parking lot or at the GME office will be towed at the student/extern's expense. Lastly, please see the attached parking permit. Please print-it, fill-it out, and leave it visible on your car’s dashboard whenever you are parking at the movie theater.

ID Badge

You can obtain your ID badge at the HR office on the first floor of the hospital to the left as you enter the main doors. You must have attended orientation to obtain an ID badge. You should be able to pick this up after you complete the orientation with Maria Pallarino.


Students no longer have access to free scrubs. You are encouraged to buy scrubs from PMC while rotating there. Please see the Scrubs Order Form.  

Computer Access


If you are a new student and need your computer password and login, please speak with  Rosemarie in the Education Department. (201) 854-5156.

If you are a returning student and need to reestablish your computer access, please call (201) 854-5524 and tell them you are a med student and need to reset your access. 

Room Reservations


To reserve a room for conferences, speak with Rosemarie or Carol in the Education Department. (201) 854-5156