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Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is designed to produce exceptional physicians who truly understand what drives health and disease, integrate technology and systems into their thinking and practice, and are able to improve the health outcomes of all populations. We are seeking applicants whose experiences will bring added value to the learning environment and evidence a commitment to serve their community.

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Unique Curriculum


Our unique curriculum utilizes evidence-based teaching methods to promote effective and efficient student learning.

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State-of-the-Art Campus


The 20-acre state-of-the-art campus features world-class facilities for health science research and discovery.

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Human Dimension Course


The Human Dimension course – central to the SOM curriculum, and placing the individual, family, and community as the focus of medicine.

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School of Medicine News


Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Launches ‘Support Our Schools’ to Meet COVID-19 Challenges

School’s Human Dimension Program will complement health network’s ‘Reopening America’ Program Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is pleased to announce... Read More

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Dean Bonita Stanton Named to NJBIZ ‘Power 50 for Education’

Founding dean guides newly-independent Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Bonita Stanton, the founding dean of...

Medicine Students Earn NJBIA ‘Rising Stars’ Award

Lauren Valentine and Clara Chen were two of just five honorees statewide Lauren Valentine and...

Dean Bonita Stanton of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Named to ROI-NJ Influencers: Higher...

Founding Dean of first new medical school in New Jersey in decades named to prestigious...


Peer Mentor Program Smooths the COVID-19 Virtual Learning Curve at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

Nick Cozzarelli, a second-year student at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, has been as acutely...

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Wins NJBIA Award for Redevelopment of Former Roche Site in...

New Good Neighbor Award recognizes establishment of first new medical school in New Jersey in...

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Receives Prestigious American Hospital Association Award for Community Health Work

Three-year Human Dimension course working with families in New Jersey communities cited in the honor...