New Jersey Medical School Spotlight 2021

Match Day 2021: A Virtual Experience
Congratulations to the members of the class of 2021 who matched to residency programs in March! Click here to see our virtual match day board and congratulatory messages to this year's class.

During a Journey Marked by Family Tragedy, Med Student Persevered
Jessica Pinto was one of 186 NJMS students who learned where they would complete their medical training during our virtual Match Day event. Check out her inspiring story.

NJMS & University Hospital Observe Maternal Health Awareness Day
On January 27, NJMS & UH will host a special virtual event organized by Dr. Joseph Apuzzio featuring esteemed panelists who will gather together via Zoom to observe Maternal Health Awareness Day and shed light on the need for comprehensive care and solutions.

Meet Britney Wilson: NJMS Third Year Born at University Hospital
Introducing Britney Wilson, a Newark native who is making an impact at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School by providing opportunities for her fellow students of color to connect and collaborate.

VIDEO: Match Day Well Wishes
Match Day was a success! Watch a special message from NJMS Dean Robert L. Johnson, Executive Vice-Dean Maria Soto-Greene, and Associate Deans Dr. James Hill and Dr. Christin Traba.

VIDEO: Match Day Well Wishes
Match Day 2021 is finally here! Here's a special message from NJMS Dean Robert L. Johnson, Executive Vice-Dean Maria Soto-Greene, and Associate Deans Dr. James Hill and Dr. Christin Traba. Text your congrats to the Class of 2021 at 1-847-558-7727.

How We Met at NJMS
In celebration of Valentine's Day, 2008 graduates and board members Drs. Chris DeCotiis and Toni Beninato share their on-campus love story and why they are so passionate about giving back to the NJMS community.

VIDEO: Executive Vice Dean Shares Leadership Tips
Dr. Maria Soto-Greene shares lessons learned and advice for women leaders, following the inauguration of the first woman and person of color to become Vice President.

Executive Vice Dean Soto-Greene Shares Advice for Women Leaders in Light of Inauguration of First Woman Vice President
Dr. Soto-Greene shares her pearls of wisdom for aspiring women leaders and her reflections on the momentous occasion of the inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris, as a fellow woman leader of color.

NJMS Students Practice Virtual Poverty Simulation Exercise
Drs. Christin Traba and Sophia Chen shed light on the important lessons NJMS students are learning virtually this semester about how to provide compassionate and effective care for patients coping with poverty.

Meet Thaddaeus Diggs: RBHS Community Engagement Director
Community service has long-been a fundamental cornerstone of life at NJMS. Read this engaging profile about how RBHS' community engagement director is working to move this important mission forward.

Anal Cancer Prevention in Individuals with HIV
Did you know that December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month? In this article, Dr. Mark Einstein discusses how to improve cancer prevention and resources for people living with HIV.

VIDEO: NJMS Staff Sing "Walking in a Winter Wonderland"
Happy Holidays! NJMS staff won't be able to gather in person for the holiday party this year, but we can still make merry together virtually! Please join Pamela Edwards, Debbie Jacody, and Barry Wise for this festive singalong.

New Tuition Grant Program Will Support NJMS Students in Need
Learn about a new five year $3.2 million grant program available at NJMS. The goal of the program is to help diversify the nation's health care workforce.

NJMS Students Win Wholeness of Life Awards for Service During COVID-19 Pandemic
Eight NJMS students were honored for collectively providing over 1500 hours of spiritual care and family support by collaborating with the University Hospital Chaplaincy team on the Virtual Family Visit program.

New Tuition Grant Program Will Support NJMS Students in Need
Learn about a new five year $3.2 million grant program available at NJMS. The goal of the program is to help diversify the nation's health care workforce.

NJMS Expert Weighs in on Cannabis for Recreational Use
Dr. Alex Bekker shares his viewpoints and research on cannabis, following New Jersey's November vote to legalize the substance for recreational use.