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With forward-thinking scientists and advanced biomedical research facilities, we endeavor to fulfill the promise of tomorrow's new treatments in healthcare and medicine.
We combine discovery and excellence in medical education with a commitment to constant innovation and progress.
Community service is not just a passion, it is a core mission area of New Jersey Medical School.
Why New Jersey Medical School
Through a rigorous curriculum that places emphasis on combining holistic educational experiences with lessons learned by on-the-job training, New Jersey Medical School students are taught by venerated faculty members to become highly-skilled and compassionate physicians who deliver a particular brand of medicine and healthcare that is defined by extraordinary skill, professionalism, and respect for the patient.
Water Beads’ Hidden Dangers
Dr. Diane Calello, medical director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers NJMS, highlights potential health risks associated with water beads, a popular toy among children.
Two Rutgers Professors Named 2023 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
We are proud that one of our professors, Dr. Fred Russell Kramer, is a part of this incredible list of Fellows – earning distinction for health science advancement.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s WIC Program and Greater Newark Health Coalition Announce the Launch of a Grant to Expand Outreach Efforts to Families
The awarded grant will amplify outreach initiatives, increase WIC awareness, and reduce disparities in the program's delivery.
A Decade of Commitment to Community Health
Learn how Rutgers Health is deepening its engagement services and programs for the communities it serves.
Rutgers Awarded $3.9 Million NIH Grant for Lung Disease Study
Researchers will examine how the body’s adaptations to viruses, fungi, and parasites change its ability to combat unrelated respiratory infections.
Explore the secrets of longevity as Japan, Sweden, and Norway lead in life expectancy, with insights from Dr. Rashi Aggarwal, psychiatry professor at Rutgers NJMS.
Dr. Petros Levounis, chair of the NJMS Psychiatry Department, weighs in on Alcohol Use Disorder.
Discover insights from health experts addressing concerns about lead-laden cups.
Neptune’s Fix may contain synthetic pot, raising alarming concerns about its potential life-threatening consequences.
Medical Science Building Renovation Project
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School has embarked on an exciting renovation project to update and modernize the school's Medical Science Building. The 630,000-square-foot structure is the central hub of the NJMS campus and the school's nationally recognized research efforts.
To understand New Jersey Medical School's future, is to first understand its storied past. Travel through time to learn about the early beginnings of the oldest medical school in the state of New Jersey. Thanks to its thriving community of students, faculty, staff, and researchers, New Jersey Medical School remains steadfast on its path toward greatness. We invite you to join us for the journey. Click Here To View Our Full Timeline
Incorporation papers are filed to establish the Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (SHCMD) as the state's first medical school.
Charles L. Brown, MD, is appointed founding dean of SHCMD and leads an initiative to attract outstanding faculty to the new school.
The four-year medical program at SHCMD receives full accreditation from the American Medical Association.
The school is renamed as the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry (NJCMD).
As part of the Medical and Dental Act of 1970, NJCMD and Rutgers Medical School are combined under one Board of Trustees as the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (CMDNJ).