Who We Are

Individually, we are strong leaders in our respective fields; with a closer alliance we are a force for change and innovation. Consider these facts:

As the state’s largest integrated health system and largest private employer, RWJBarnabas Health is the proud home of:

  • 37,000 employees; 
  • 9,000 physicians; 
  • 12 acute care hospitals; 
  • 3 acute-care children’s hospitals;
  • A pediatric rehabilitation hospital with multi-site outpatient centers;
  • Trauma centers;
  • A satellite emergency department;
  • Accountable care organizations;
  • A behavioral health center and network; and
  • Other key specialty and wellness services.

On average annually, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers conduct over 3 million and over 2.1 million patient visits, respectively.

Rutgers is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive public research universities, employing more than 23,600 faculty and staff and educating more than 71,000 students at locations across the state. As New Jersey’s largest educator of health professionals, Rutgers prepares tomorrow’s health care providers at the state’s leading schools for medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and behavioral health and our researchers create knowledge and make discoveries that improve quality of life and fuel economic progress locally and globally.

  • Rutgers’ research endeavors are vast, with expenditures supporting research exceeding those of all New Jersey universities combined.
  • Rutgers is home to 300 research centers and institutes statewide.
  • Rutgers supports more than 470 clinical trials at any given time, engaging thousands of patients and hundreds of researchers in the search for better ways to treat or prevent disease.
  • Rutgers received $750.8 million in research grants and awards in FY 2020.
  • The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.
  • Ranked number 3 in the nation – Best U.S. Colleges Offering Health Profession Degrees, College Factual.

Together we are creating meaningful change for people across New Jersey.