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Robert Wood Johnson
Medical School

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 Health, 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.

Match rate for residency programs

Class of 2023

Clinical and basic science faculty
Graduate medical education programs
Joint degree programs

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.

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Match Day

Dedicated to High-Value Health Care in New Jersey and Beyond

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.

20 Academic Departments

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

Research at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Innovations in Cardiac Imaging

Cardiologist Partho Sengupta, MD, FACC, joined Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to drive innovation and inquiry. Dr. Sengupta is piloting a program using pocket ultrasound in place of a stethoscope during patient rounds, and training cardiac fellows how to use pocket ultrasound.

"The medical school and hospital are working together to create an ecosystem for innovation. Together, we will question the status quo and find ways to move cardiovascular medicine forward."

Partho Sengupta, Henry Rutgers Professor of Cardiology and Chief of Cardiology

Doctor Partho Sengupta

Student Perspective

Edbert (Eddie) Lu is a dedicated, full-time medical school student, a founder of a nonprofit to promote STEM for young learners, and a regular participant with the student body and local community.

"Giving back and becoming a mentor for other students underrepresented in medicine has been a big passion of mine here at the medical school, and one that faculty prioritize and help me fulfill.”

Eddie Lu ’24

Edbert (Eddie) Lu