About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Founded in 1884, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, New Jersey is an academic medical center whose Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, orthopedics and women’s and children’s care, including The Bristol‐Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital (BMSCH).

RWJ University Hospital – New Brunswick

BMSCH serves as the focal point of New Brunswick’s growing children’s health campus, which includes the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, and Ronald McDonald House‐New Brunswick. The free‐standing, state‐designated, acute care children’s hospital is a state‐of‐the‐art facility that is specially designed to care for children. From pediatric surgery, urology, and cardiology to oncology, hematology, and pulmonology, BMSCH’s specialists and intensivists provide advanced care for children of all ages—from fragile newborns to adolescents.

As the flagship cancer hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state‐of‐the‐art care. Featuring a Level 1 Trauma Center and the first Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground‐breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

Mission, Vision and Values

2022 Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Virtual Public Annual Meeting

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) held its 2022 Virtual Public Annual Meeting on June 1.

During the meeting, hospital leadership shared information about hospital programs, services, facility expansion projects and community outreach initiatives.

RWJUH President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Arnold, Chief Operation Officer Alan Lee, Chief Strategy Officer Kristin Petersen, and Director of Community Health Programs Mariam Merced provided constituents with updates about several exciting projects underway on the RWJUH campus including Surgical Services, the Advanced Outpatient Center, Trauma ICU, and the Jack and Sheryl Morris Cancer Center, as well as RWJUH’s community health impact report.

You can view the presentations here:

To learn about the hospital's standards of excellence, visit our Awards and Accreditations page.

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