Dean of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Rutgers University in New Jersey

Date Posted April 29, 2014

RUTGERS BIOMEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES DEAN, ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON
MEDICAL SCHOOL


The Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Division seeks nominations and applications for the Dean of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.


On July 1, 2013 the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, formerly affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) was transferred to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as part of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act. The school was originally founded in 1962 as Rutgers Medical, and was formerly a constituent component of the University of Medicine and Dentistry. Today, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and nearly a half-dozen major institutes at its two campuses, and integrates diverse clinical programs conducted at hospital affiliates and ambulatory care sites throughout the state.


In 2012, Dr. Robert Barchi, a distinguished neurologist, a member of the IOM, the former Provost at the University of Pennsylvania, and the former President of Thomas Jefferson University, was appointed President of Rutgers University. In 2013, Dr. Brian Strom, a distinguished epidemiologist, a member of the IOM, and former Executive Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs at the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, was named the Inaugural Chancellor for Rutgers University Biomedical and Health Sciences. The Dean of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will report to Chancellor Strom, and work closely with President Barchi.


Comprised of more than 2,800 faculty members, 800 students, and an alumni base of over 5,000, the school sponsors 49 programs in graduate medical education, 41 of which are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), five accredited by Specialty Boards or Societies and two without the option of accreditation.


The medical school's multi-specialty group practice, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, consists of more than 500 physicians providing care in 200 specialties. Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group physicians provide clinical care at numerous hospitals and ambulatory care sites throughout the state. More than one million patient visits and medical procedures are performed annually.


Major clinical affiliates include: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, Somerset Medical Center, St. Peter's University Hospital, and Raritan Bay Medical Center.


For more information, please visit: http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/


The review of nominations and applications will commence immediately and continue until an appointment is made. All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence. Nominations for, and applications from, qualified individuals who possess a record of outstanding senior leadership in academic health sciences administration should be submitted electronically (Word files preferred) to:


Ilene H. Nagel, Ph.D.
Consultant to the Search Committee
Leader, Higher Education Practice
Russell Reynolds Associates
Rutgers.RWJ@russellreynolds.com (805) 699-3050.


Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are actively encouraged. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Recruiter.