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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


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...


Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Reaches Major Milestone and Operates as Independent School

First new medical school in New Jersey in decades becomes independent after years of collaboration...

Medical Students Teach Science to Kids of Hackensack Meridian Parents

By Seth Augenstein Denis Colceriu, 8, the child of a Hackensack Meridian Health employee, learns...

Stop Killing our Patients: Pandemic, Protest and the Outcry for Justice

By Michael Ricciardelli Professor Bryan Pilkington holds weekly conversations with leading experts from medicine, nursing, and...