Education Overview

Educational activities at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey encompass a spectrum of formal training programs, seminars and educational events targeted to faculty, postdoctoral and predoctoral fellows, undergraduate and high-school students. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is home to New Jersey's only residency program in radiation oncology and it serves as a training ground for numerous hematology/oncology Fellows and surgical oncology breast Fellows each year.

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey's oncology nursing education program provides cancer nurses with an opportunity to engage in continuing education of a variety of topics. Through the Cancer Institute's network of hospitals, thousands of nurses across the state receive the training and education they need to keep current on cancer nursing practices.

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey serves as the host of two important educational forums each year which bring together leading experts in the cancer research field. In collaboration with the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research, the institute hosts the Annual Retreat on Cancer Research to provide a forum for New Jersey's scientists to gather and discuss the latest research being conducted throughout the state. The Governor's Conference on Effective Partnering in Cancer Research brings together world-renowned leaders from the field to discuss the latest science and make recommendations for improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer.