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James Prister, MD

Dr. Prister completed college, medical school, Internal Medicine residency training, and chief residency all at Rutgers-RWJMS. He then joined the RWJMS Academic Hospitalist Program in 2014 and was subsequently appointed as Co-Director of the Program. In 2016 he was appointed Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program. James was inducted by students to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for teaching excellence in 2013, and has since received many teaching awards for his role in medical student and resident education. He is a faculty facilitator for the Patient-Centered Medicine and Physical Diagnosis courses for the first and second year medical students. He practices hospital medicine and works closely with medical students and residents. While passionate about all aspects of medical education, his interests include medical informatics, resuscitation and ultrasound-guided procedures.