Honors & Awards

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick’s steadfast commitment to improving the health of our communities is exemplified by the national awards and recognition we have received.

  • RWJUH has achieved Magnet Recognition® for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center five times.
  • RWJUH Cancer Hospital is the flagship facility of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers.
  • RWJUH Comprehensive Stroke Center has earned the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award and its Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll Award—two of the highest honors that a center can receive from the organization for exceptional stroke care.
  • RWJUH has been recognized three years in a row for Bariatric Surgery Excellence by Healthgrades. This award recognizes patient outcomes in the top 5% nationally. RWJUH is the only hospital in Central and South New Jersey to receive this award.Healthgrades Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award 2019-2021
  • RWJUH has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, for five consecutive years.
  • RWJUH achieved the “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine.





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