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Welcome to the Department of Medicine!

Message from the Chair

The Department of Medicine of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick is comprised of approximately 110 paid and over 400 volunteer faculty members organized in 11 divisions covering the major medical subspecialties: Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases; Cardiovascular Diseases and Hypertension; Education; Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition; Gastroenterology and Hepatology; General Internal Medicine; Hematology; Medical Oncology; Nephrology; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; and Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Research.

Our faculty members are distinguished educators, successful researchers and excellent clinicians who provide primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary inpatient and outpatient care in outpatient facilities, centers and institutes and affiliated hospitals. They conduct cutting-edge research funded by the NIH, Foundations and the industry and publish in many prestigious journals.

We have an outstanding Internal Medicine Residency Program and fellowships in Cardiovascular Diseases; Interventional Cardiology; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Gastroenterology; Hematology/Medical Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Nephrology; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; and Rheumatology. We provide continuing medical education in the broad field of Internal Medicine and its subspecialties and develop enduring educational materials.

I invite you to explore our website.

Anthony T. Scardella, MD
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chairman, Department of Medicine