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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.
Rutgers Scientists Produce “DNA Virus Vaccine” to Fight DNA Viruses
Learn why NJMS researcher, Dr. Dabbu Jaijyan, hopes his study will accelerate vaccine development in untreated viral infections in humans and animals.
Study Differentiating Function of Two Immune Cells
Could Improve Vaccine Design
The immune system’s ability to remember defeated disease-causing germs and prevent subsequent infections remains incompletely understood, but a study in Science Immunology clarifies an important piece of the picture,
featuring Dr. Tessa Bergsbaken.
At Rutgers, the Rapid COVID-19 Test Was Just the Beginning
NJMS researchers developed a multivariant COVID-19 test that was faster, easier and cheaper than anything previously available. Now leaders believe Rutgers researchers are poised to make far greater contributions to global health in years to come.
NJMS Faculty Celebrates Faculty of the Year Awards in-Person
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Faculty Organization recently hosted its annual Faculty Awards to honor faculty in research, clinical enterprise, teaching and mentoring. Learn more about the honorees.
Poison Control Center Tips on Preventing Illness this Holiday Season
Dr. Diane Calello, executive and medical director of the New Jersey Poison Control Center at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Emergency Medicine, offers advice on how to avoid the risks of food poisoning over the upcoming holidays.
NJMS Dean Robert L. Johnson explains his passion for enrolling a diverse student body.
Learn what Dr. David Cennimo and other experts are saying about the potential rise in COVID cases – especially around the holiday season.
Dr. Diana Finkel discusses the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Dr. Diane Calello provides safety tips to prevent food and alcohol poisoning over the holiday season.
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).