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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.
Body's Response to Different Strains of Tuberculosis Could Affect Transmission
Rutgers study, led by Dr. Padmini Salgame, could shed light on disease spread, development of resistance. Two strains of the bacterium causing tuberculosis have only minor genetic differences but attack the lungs in completely different fashion.
Meet the New American Psychiatric Association President-Elect
Dr. Petros Levounis, professor and chair of the NJMS Department of Psychiatry and associate dean for professional development, has been named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association.
Preventing Pediatric Asthma Deaths
Pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Khalil Savary, discusses how to know when asthma becomes life threatening.
How to Keep Children Safe from Window Falls
Rutgers NJMS physician, Dr. Virteeka Sinha, discusses how to keep children safe.
Senator Cory Booker's Personal Message [VIDEO]
This month we are recognizing Stroke Awareness Month. Thank you to Cory Booker, New Jersey Senator, for preparing this personal message. Special Thanks to Dr. Priyank Khandelwal, Dr. Amit Singla, Dr. Dani Korya, and all our doctors, nurses & staff who day after day provide our patients with first-class care. Many people may be unaware that they may be at risk for a stroke. Please learn more by visiting us today.
The Philadelphia Inquirer – Learn how NJMS provides pathway programs to prepare students from underrepresented backgrounds to gain acceptance to medical school.
Consultant 360 - Dr. Diane Calello discusses common types and causes of poisonings in toddlers, children, and adolescents.
Daily Voice – Experts, including Dr. Lewis Nelson, discuss why people are experiencing a physical response after touching fentanyl.
The Star-Ledger – Dr. David Cennimo weighs in on why experts are unsure of the right time for people to get booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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).