About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is a 965-bed hospital with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, offering Central New Jersey residents expanded access to the highest quality medical services and a wider array of innovative therapies available at only a small number of elite academic medical centers nationwide.
RWJUH’s New Brunswick and Somerset campuses now serve as the flagship hospital of Robert Wood Johnson Health System, New Jersey’s premier health system of choice which currently has $1.5 billion dollars in revenue, more than 10,100 employees, 3,250 medical staff members and 1,733 beds.
RWJUH New Brunswick is the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. Robert Wood Johnson is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The hospital is also a Level 1 Trauma Center and serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness. The hospital has earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety. RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report six times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in several specialties. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has also ranked among the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years. The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers and the hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center is certified by the Joint Commission to provide complex stroke care. The Leapfrog Group rated RWJUH as one of the 50 exceptional U.S. hospitals, as published in Consumers Digest magazine, and has given the hospital an “A” grade for safety and quality. Harvard University researchers, in a study commissioned by The Commonwealth Fund, identified RWJUH as one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation for clinical quality. RWJUH is also a four-time recipient of the prestigious Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence. The Institute for Diversity and Health Management, an American Hospital Association (AHA) affiliate, has recognized RWJUH as a “Best in Class” hospital for diversity management and addressing health disparities.
RWJUH Somerset provides comprehensive health care services to residents throughout Central New Jersey. It is nationally recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence. Its Steeplechase Cancer Center is designated as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer – a distinction achieved by only one in four hospitals nationwide that treat cancer patients. The Joint Surgery Institute at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery. The medical center is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. It is one of nine Medical Coordination Centers established by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services to coordinate communication among emergency responders during a disaster situation.
Robert Wood Johnson Partners (RWJ Partners) is a patient-centered, physician- led clinically integrated network created through a unique partnership between Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson Health System and more than 700 select physicians from throughout Central and Northern New Jersey, including members of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, Robert Wood Johnson Physician Enterprise and community physician practices throughout a six-county region of New Jersey.
To improve the health and well-being of the patients and communities we serve by:
- Fostering an environment of excellence in all areas including the provision of the highest quality, evidenced based patient care in collaboration with the hospital’s health care professionals
- Advancing patient care by the diffusion of medical knowledge
- Facilitating medical discovery that improves patient care
- Promoting and engaging in community outreach activities to enhance the health of the residents of our region
- Exhibiting stewardship of all available resources
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, in partnership with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, will be a leading, nationally distinguished academic medical center.