Medical Research

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University have partnered together to create the state’s largest academic healthcare system dedicated to providing high-quality patient care, leading-edge research, and world-class health and medical education that will transform and advance healthcare in New Jersey.

This venture enhances the delivery and accessibility of evidence-based healthcare across the state. It also boosts the recruitment of prominent academic, research and clinical practitioners, while strengthening the advancement of health science innovation and education. Together, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University are making significant strides towards the delivery of advanced research with investments in the health and wellness of the people of our communities throughout the region for many years to come.

The new collaboration will also align RWJBarnabas Health with Rutgers’ education, research, and clinical activities, including those at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.

Patients throughout New Jersey will benefit from increased access to providers across disciplines, including physicians, nurses, dentists, physician assistants, pharmacists, social workers, and behavioral health and addiction professionals. Newly developed centers of excellence will provide the settings for groundbreaking medical research and clinical innovation, while serving as the home base for clinicians who are leading scholars within their fields.

With a focus on further investments in research innovations, the development of centers of excellence, educating future health professionals, and improving health through coordinated patient outreach, prevention, and treatment of disease, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers University can continue to lead the way for advanced healthcare across the state of New Jersey.