Welcome to the Office of Student Affairs Website. This site presents an overview of student life at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) including resources for students, faculty advising opportunities, promotion requirements and school policies.

The purpose of this Website is to assist students in understanding important programs and policies that pertain to NJMS as well as selected policies of the Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (RBHS) and Rutgers. Questions regarding information on this site should be directed to Marcia Tabakin at tabakimd@njms.rutgers.edu.

In addition to the NJMS, RBHS and Rutger's policies and requirements described on this site, each department has its own specific requirements for completion of courses. Students should become familiar with these policies and consult department guidelines.

This Website may be updated periodically to carry out the purposes of NJMS. The school reserves the right to change any provisions, offerings, requirements, policies or regulations at any time during the student's period of study at NJMS. Changes are effective when issued unless otherwise specified. Students are responsible for checking with the Office of Student Affairs or this Website for updates.

The main functions of the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Office of Student Affairs include:

  • Overseeing the academic progress of students
  • Providing counseling and advise as needed
  • Making referrals to appropriate support services
  • Preparing Medical Student Performance Evaluations (dean's letters) for residencies and other letters of recommendation
  • Planning student activities and events
  • Offering moral support and encouragement to the entire student body.

     

    Office of Student Affairs Staff
    James M. Hill, Ph.D., Associate Dean
    Email Address: hilljm@njms.rutgers.edu

    Marcia Tabakin, Director - Student Support Services
    Email Address: tabakimd@njms.rutgers.edu

    Office of Student Affairs
    Medical Science Building, Room B-648
    Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Phone: (973) 972-4783
    Fax: (973) 972-4109

    In the event of an emergency after business hours, please call:

    (973) 856 - 9807 or  (732) 619 - 5456
    If there is no answer, please call (973) 508 - 4327