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:

  • 33,000 employees; 
  • 9,000 physicians; 
  • 11 acute care hospitals; 
  • 3 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.

In FY 2017, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers conducted 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 22,500 faculty and staff and educating more than 69,000 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 350 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 expended $712 million in research and development in FY 2017, according to the National Science Foundation, placing it among the nation’s top 20 public universities for R&D expenditures.
  • Rutgers received $608.7 million in research grants and awards in FY 2017.
  • The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center.
  • Ranked number 1 in the nation – Best U.S. Colleges Offering Health Profession Degrees, College Factual.

Together we have the opportunity to create meaningful change for people across New Jersey.