Our Admission Process

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

Voices of HMSOM: The Clinical Pathologist Who Helps Other Doctors Learn

Yellow, orange, red, and pink. The core pieces of medical knowledge were written on the...

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Achieves Provisional Accreditation

Major accrediting body advances School’s status, bringing institution closer to full accreditation for first new...

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Students Receive White Coat Pins to Identify Pronouns

Just this month, the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine ordered white coat pronoun pins for...

Our Commitment to an Anti-Racist Culture at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

In order to combat racism, it is crucial that we identify it in its many...

Voices of HMSOM: The Doctoral Student Who is a Nurse

Earning a medical degree is a tall order, by all accounts. Earning it in an...

Digital Words for Posterity: HMSOM Dean, OMC Psychiatry Resident Talk Diversity, Racial Fears

David Kountz sends a text to his two sons, Black and in their 20s, every...

Hackensack Meridian CEO Bob Garrett, Others Discuss COVID – and the Future

The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated changes already underway, according to an expert interdisciplinary panel...


A Virtual Tour for Prospective Students


The Human Dimension at HMSOM