Training & Organizational Development
UMDNJ Welcome Letter
We are delighted to welcome you to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) – the largest free-standing, public health sciences institution in the Nation. You have joined a productive and talented group of individuals committed to academic excellence.
The University is an inclusive community, encompassing a diverse workforce throughout five regional campuses: Newark, Camden, Piscataway/New Brunswick, Scotch Plains and Stratford. It is a national model of excellence in the education of health professionals and scientists; the conduct of basic biomedical, psychosocial, clinical and public health research; health promotion, disease prevention and the delivery of healthcare.
It owns and operates the University Hospital in Newark and University Behavioral HealthCare, the nation’s largest single provider of comprehensive mental health services. Additionally, more than 200 educational and healthcare institutions and hospitals across New Jersey are affiliated with UMDNJ.
The University’s commitment to community is unwavering – serving as the core of a unique system that offers all the benefits of academic medicine to New Jersey residents. Each year more than 5,000 patients participate in clinical trials to evaluate new drugs and treatment regimens. Research results are translated quickly into clinical care at University centers of excellence, which are statewide resources for tertiary care.
There is a lot to learn about the innovative and exciting work performed at UMDNJ.. The University is truly a valued New Jersey resource making significant contributions to Education, Research, Patient Care and Community Service.
You are now an important member of the team and we sincerely hope you will find fresh opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Please accept our warm and heartfelt welcome – YOU MADE THE RIGHT CHOICE!