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At the Intersection of Academics and Health Care

Through specialized training, patient-centered medicine, and an innovative curriculum, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, located in New Brunswick and part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, prepares students to become resilient, adaptable physicians who value lifelong learning and provide high-value, ethical, and appropriate care in an ever-changing health care system.

As part of an academic health center, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is strategically aligned with clinical affiliate partners and leading research centers throughout New Jersey, fostering a rich academic learning environment where future physicians train in state-of-the-art medical advances while encouraging culturally competent, humanistic approaches to patient care. The school offers programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels for more than 1,500 students. Most of the school’s graduate medical education programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), as well as by specialty boards or societies.

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An Outstanding Medical Education Program

The MD program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School prepares medical students to become resilient and adaptable physicians who provide high value, ethical and appropriate healthcare in an ever changing system.

The school's curriculum is driven by curiosity, critical thinking, clinical skills, competence and compassion. Students will learn to curate knowledge, to embrace strategies that enhance quality and patient safety, and to develop behaviors that lead to better health and healthcare for all.


Departments & Institutes

Spanning the spectrum of health and science, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School hosts 20 academic departments and has four major research institutes.