The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School mark 10 years of the pharmacy and medicine dual degree program, the only such program in the nation. So far, the rigorous course of study has produced 21 graduates who have completed or are participating in medical residencies across the United States.

Speaking at the anniversary celebration, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Chancellor Brian Strom, who leads Rutgers Health, cited the accomplishments of the program’s graduates, adding that “beyond the accolades and achievements, the essence of this program lies in its profound impact on patient care.”

The program combines the pharmacist’s understanding and prescribing of medications with the physician’s diagnostic and clinical skills to improve patient outcomes. To read the full story.