Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Pediatric Residency Program
New Brunswick, NJ
Joann Carlson, MD
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
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