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RWJMS enhances educational initiatives through a comprehensive and inter-professional curriculum so students may learn from experts in clinical, research and social sciences, as well as in the humanities and other health professions. Diverse learners, clinicians, scientists and patients accentuate the school’s mission to educate and train students as culturally competent caregivers, with the skills to be career-long learners.

A Journey Through Medical Education

White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony is traditionally placed at the end of orientation week and marks the first milestone of a student’s medical education at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

The Pre-Clinical Experience

During pre-clinical years standardized patients and simulation technologies are used extensively for learning and assessment. Students have opportunities for career exploration, research, and community service.
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Dual-Degree Programs

RWJMS understands that many aspiring physicians have a variety of interests and abilities. Our Dual Degree curriculum encourages combining the MD with another degree to provide the training and credentials leading to a specialized role within medicine.
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Distinction Programs

RWJMS’ prestigious and rigorous distinction programs support and recognize students who have shown exceptional involvement, accomplishment, and scholarship in specialized areas of medical education.
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Community & Global Health

Emphasis on the wellbeing of individuals and families in the delivery of healthcare is essential to the creation of healthy communities. RWJMS is committed to the health outcomes of the population in our most vulnerable communities by influencing physicians to serve domestic under-served populations. Thereby enhancing the ability to advocate for the needs of under-served patient populations throughout the world.
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Summer Experience

There are a number of excellent research and clinical activities available to you during the summer months.
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The Clerkship Experience

Clerkships & sub-internships are available to medical students across the country through Visiting Student Application System (VSAS)
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The Graduate Medical Education programs further our mission of providing the highest quality medical care to our patients.
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Match Day Rate & Highlights

Ninety five percent of students who will be graduating and participated in the National Residency Matching Program matched. The national match rate is 94%.
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The First Year Experience-Reflections from Students of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Graduate Medical Education Placement
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