It is the mission of RowanSOM to “provide excellence in medical education, research and health care for New Jersey and the nation and to develop clinically skillful, compassionate and culturally competent physicians from diverse backgrounds, who are prepared to become leaders in their communities." RowanSOM has developed as “Essential Values and Guiding Principles," to support and foster cross-cultural awareness and the dignity of all, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability. We embrace all individuals in our communities and are committed to enhancing their health, knowledge, overall well-being and opportunities. Recruitment of applicants from diverse backgrounds is essential for our medical school and the medical profession in general.
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine ranks as a leader in the nation for its academic programs in osteopathic medicine. For information about the medical school programs leading to the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree as well as the following combined degree programs: DO/PhD, DO/MS, DO/MBA, DO/JD, and DO/MPH, see the section on Undergraduate Medical Education.
The Graduate Medical Education section offers more information about the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution’s (RowanSOM OPTI) five Internship and twenty-two residency and fellowship programs.