Hallmarks of Excellence

Quality of Trainees  

  1. 100% of our residency positions are filled each year
  2. Our residents consistently win national and local awards while in training
  3. Each year since 1989, 100% of our residents who have taken Part I of the PM&R board exam in the year of graduation have passed on their first attempt.
  4. ~90% of graduates pursued fellowships in past 5 years

Quality of Training Programs  

  1. Full accreditation of residency program with NO citations
  2. Full accreditation of our fellowship programs including spinal cord injury medicine, brain injury medicine and pediatrics
  3. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (primary teaching affiliate) voted 4th best rehabilitation hospital in U.S. (U.S. News and World Report, yearly)
  4. Designated Model System Center for Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury
  5. Mandatory medical student clerkship + 10 electives offered at 7 clinical sites
  6. Mandatory resident research course + research project

Quality of Research  

  1. 574 total publications over past 5 years  
  2. 32 faculty publications in field of medical education  
  3. Designated by NIDLIRR as a Spinal Cord Injury Model System and a Traumatic Brain Injury Model System  

Quality of Faculty  

  1. Extensive faculty involvement in all 4 years of Rutgers NJMS.
  2. National presence on leading national PM&R related organizations
  3. Extensive faculty service to, and leadership of, local, state and national organizations
  4. Authors of leading textbooks in the field