Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) is an American medical school located in Piscataway and New Brunswick, New Jersey, and one of the eight schools of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). A recent state-wide health sciences restructuring effort will designate Robert Wood as the graduate medical school of Rutgers University School of Biomedical and Health Sciences.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is the medical school’s primary teaching hospital, and together the two comprise one of the Northeast's premier academic medical centers. In addition, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has 34 other hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the region. RWJMS is ranked among the top 100 U.S. medical schools in both research and primary care by U.S. News & World Report. The medical school is named after Robert Wood Johnson II, the former president and chairman of the board of Johnson & Johnson.

Nearly 2,800 distinguished full and part-time faculty and 2,280 staff members support Robert Wood's mission of medical education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 22 basic science and clinical departments, as well as several centers and institutes including the Cancer Institute of New Jersey (one of only 41 in the United States), the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, and the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey.

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