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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Pediatric Residency Program

New Brunswick, NJ

Beach Run

Joann Carlson, MD

Program Director

Karen Moore

Program Coordinator

  • Clinical opportunities with all pediatric subspecialties at the premier children’s hospital in New Jersey!

  • Medium sized program fostering a close-knit, supportive residency community with ample opportunities for direct 1:1 time with faculty members.

  • Strong focus on facilitating resident independence and leadership qualities.

  • Clinical training complemented by a curriculum designed to develop the skills a general pediatrician requires, as a strong clinician, patient advocate, educator and researcher.

  • We are located in New Brunswick, an extremely diverse location where we see families from all over the world.

  • 11 residents per year

  • 2 chief residents

  • Diligent, passionate, supportive group with a love of pediatrics

  • Current fellowships:

  • NICU

  • Development

  • Endocrinology

  • Emphasis on diversity with support for URM residents

  • 50% of graduates enter fellowship

  • Strong faculty mentorship that begins as an intern.

  • Starting X+Y scheduling in July 2022

  • Protected block lecture ½ day for board preparation

  • Robust wellness and advocacy programs.

  • Ability to develop an individualized curriculum to aid future career goals.

  • Supportive Scholarly Oversight Committee to help foster resident research.


• URM Recruitment Subcommittee

• Implicit bias training for residents and faculty

• Departmental task force on diversity to help with mentorship, recruitment and education

• Diversity & inclusion series during case conference

• Minority Resident and Fellow Association (MRFA) to connect and support URM

residents across all GME programs

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