Rutgers is New Jersey's premiere public research university. With a $1 billion commitment to invest in, support and drive groundbreaking, advanced research, the recent Rutgers and RWJ Barnabas Health integrated academic health system aims to further the university's reputation as a leader in academic health care and biomedical research.
Rutgers currently is ranked among the nation's top 20 public universities for research and development expenditures. Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is first in the state for research and has steadily attracted increased NIH funding and grants in excess of $1 million, as well as substantially expanded its clinical trials with the launch of a new, world-class adult clinical research center.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and its principal teaching affiliate, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, comprise New Jersey’s premier academic medical center. A 580-bed, Level 1 Trauma Center and New Jersey’s Level 2 Pediatric Trauma Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has an annual ED census in excess of 90,000 visits. The department has a well-established, three-year Emergency Medicine residency program and an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship.