Our Alumni

Family Medicine Residency Program

50% of our graduates from the last three years are practicing family medicine in New Jersey, and over 50% of family medicine physicians at RWJUH Somerset are graduates of the program.

The full-scope training at RWJUH Somerset prepares graduates for all types of practice models. We have graduates in various settings including, but not limited to:

  • outpatient only private practice
  • hospital medicine
  • family medicine with obstetrics
  • academic faculty positions at residency programs
  • precepting medical students

Our graduates practice all over the country


In the past 15 years, five Somerset residents have been selected as “Resident of the year” by the NJ Academy of Family Physicians for demonstration of the outstanding attributes of a family physician.

  • 2011 Anna Zajac, MD
  • 2006 Joanne Lundholm, MD
  • 2003 Sean Cook, MD
  • 2002 Priyanka Dixit, MD
  • 1999 Joel Kase, DO

Somerset Graduates have also pursued a variety of fellowships, including:

  • Sports Medicine
  • Obstetrics
  • Women’s Health
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Faculty Development
  • Geriatrics