Academic Excellence and Quality
Work In An Environment That Fosters Academic Excellence ….
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is an affiliate of the University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and operates a
three-year family practice residency program.
As a teaching hospital, the medical center challenges its physicians to
maintain academic excellence, providing forums for research, ongoing
educational programs and opportunities to share their expertise and
experience with medical students and residents. Through a peer review
process, physicians discuss their cases and help each other develop new
….And Makes Quality the Cornerstone of Care
At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, delivering quality care and services to every
patient, every visitor, every time is the goal of each physician, nurse,
medical professional, staff member and volunteer. A multidisciplinary
committee continually reviews the quality of patient care and recommends
improvements. A physician committee also oversees and enhances the
quality of clinical care services at the medical center.
medical center was one of the first in the state to address the quality
criteria established by The Leapfrog Group, staffing our intensive care
unit with a physician certified in critical care and implementing a
computerized physician order entry system to reduce medical errors. We
also equip nurses with wireless phones. In addition, the medical center
has hosted several conferences on topics related to medical quality,
bringing together health care leaders from throughout New Jersey.