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Our Vision

At RowanSOM, we strive to be the best osteopathic medical school in the nation by providing a premier, dynamic, academic environment that attracts and nurtures outstanding faculty, staff and students who are dedicated to our mission to promote health and treat illness.

Our Mission

The Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine is dedicated to providing excellence in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, research and health care for New Jersey and the nation.

An emphasis on primary health care and community health services reflects the School’s osteopathic philosophy, with specialty care and centers of excellence demonstrating our commitment to innovation and quality in all endeavors.

The School seeks to develop clinically-skillful, compassionate and culturally-competent physicians from diverse backgrounds, who are prepared to become leaders in their communities.

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Our Principles

Leading the Way to a New Era of Health Care


The mutual respect shared by students, faculty, and staff emphasizes an outstanding, innovative, dedicated team, who makes our mission, vision, and values a reality.


Through compassion we raise awareness, acceptance and response to the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual needs of others.


We embrace all individuals in the diverse communities we serve and are committed to enhancing their health, knowledge, overall well-being, and opportunities.


We are committed to excellence in osteopathic medical education, research, and clinical care, especially acknowledging the importance of our major partnerships in the fulfillment of our mission.


Innovation is encouraged through collaboration across all aspects of creation, discovery, delivery, and development of cutting-edge resources to enhance the prevention, treatment, and cure of disease.


Through all of this, our integrity shines through. We hold ourselves accountable for fairness, honesty, sincerity, professionalism, and a consistent commitment to our mission, vision, and values.