Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency Program is dedicated to providing the ideal environment for residents to become compassionate emergency medicine physicians who will confidently provide evidence based, cost effective care to every patient they treat.

Our PGY-1 to PGY-3 program has the residents rotating through Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center and a leader in the provision of Emergency Care to the residents of central New Jersey. RWJUH is the only academic medical center and provider of tertiary and quaternary healthcare services in central New Jersey. Immediately adjacent to RWJUH is the Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital, providing state-of-the-art care to the pediatric patients of central New Jersey.


  • Department Chair: Robert Eisenstein, MD
  • Vice Chair: Renee Riggs, DO
  • Program Director: Grant Wei, MD
  • Assistant Program Director: Meigra Chin, MD
  • Clerkship Director: Laryssa Patti, MD
  • Research Director: Jonathan McCoy, MD

Training Locations

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ



  • 1 Block of Orientation
  • 5 Blocks of Adult ED
  • 2 Blocks Pediatric ED
  • 1 Block Anesthesia/Ultrasound
  • 1 Block Obstetrics
  • 1 Block Emergency Medical Services
  • 1 Block Trauma Surgery


  • 7 Blocks of Adult ED
  • 1 Block Pediatric ED
  • 1 Block Pediatric ICU
  • 1 Block Medical ICU
  • 1 Block Surgical ICU
  • 1 Block Medical Toxicology


  • 9 Blocks of Adult/Pediatric ED
  • 1 Block SICU/MICU
  • 1 Block Administration/Research
  • 1 Block Elective


The Rutgers RWJMS Fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound is a one-year program designed to solidify basic ultrasound skills attained in residency and develop expertise in advanced applications. Fellows graduating from our program will be capable of starting a full-scale ultrasound program and / or fellowship in an academic or community setting.

Contact Information

Residency Coordinator: Nirali Kelly Email: Phone: +1 732 235 4296 Fax: +1 732 235 6434

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