The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is dedicated to excellence in education, advanced research, community health, and patient care. Home to 20 basic science and clinical departments, the school also houses major research institutes that focus on a range of topics, from cardiovascular medicine to women’s health along with extensive clinical and community practices that offer direct care to patients and learning opportunities for students. RWJMS is the top-ranked medical school for research in New Jersey and a New York metropolitan region top 10 medical school for research and primary care, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
At A Glance
Students: 750 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 748 (full-time and part-time), 460 residents and fellows
Office of the Dean: 125 Paterson Street, Clinical Academic Building, College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick
- Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine (B.A./M.D.)
- Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine (B.S./M.D.)
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
- Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration (M.D./M.B.A.)
- Doctor of Medicine and Juris Doctor (M.D./J.D.)
- Doctor of Medicine and Master of Science in Jurisprudence (M.D./M.S.J.)
- Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health (M.D./M.P.H.)
- Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy (M.D./Ph.D.)
- The principal teaching hospital is Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, consistently ranked among New Jersey’s top five hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
- Primary patient care units are part of Rutgers Health, one of the largest multispecialty medical practice groups in New Jersey
- The school's Eric B. Chandler Health Center is a family-oriented community health center and a federally qualified health center.
- The Child Health Institute of New Jersey promotes the school's mission to advance basic science knowledge of vertebrate development and growth, and mechanisms of human diseases. The Child Health Institute and RWJUH's Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital form New Jersey's only academic children's health campus.