Student Information

Student Name

Lisa Ryoo




Internship Information

Company/Organization: The Valley Hospital

Mentor(s):Tomas Hiciano

Topic of Internship


Background Information

The Valley Hospital is a fully-accredited, acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 440,000 people in 32 towns in Bergen County and adjoining communities. As a not-for-profit hospital, Valley is committed to giving back to the community. Valley serve the community by providing thousands of hours of healthcare education and screenings, support groups, and classes to assist those in need, and care to all those who come through their doors, regardless of their ability to pay. The Valley Hospital is proud of its history of quality patient care and community service, and is known throughout northern New Jersey for its medical and technical excellence.

Summary of Internship

At the Valley Hospital, I was able to experience and work in two rotations of my choice, the Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Pharmacy Department. I chose these departments mainly because I was at a point in my life when I was stuck choosing between two professions to pursue as a career. Working with both nurses and pharmacists truly helped me have a direct idea of what sort of an environment I may potentially be working with later in my life. In the Maternal-Fetal Medicine department, I mostly shadowed nurses and doctors while observing various procedures. I was able to ask all the questions I ever had, while also building relationships that allowed me to do so, comfortably. In the Pharmacy department, I shadowed pharmacists on their medical rounds and completed tasks that are performed in the pharmacy department in a hospital setting on a regular basis. Overall, the time I spent interning at the Valley Hospital has been an extremely rewarding experience.

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