Academic Collaboratives

GOCCNJ works closely with New Jersey’s medical, nursing, and pharmacy school programs in an effort to improve education on advance care planning, POLST, palliative and hospice care, and ultimately improving care for patients with serious illness. The GOCCNJ Academic Collaborative includes:
Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University is a public medical school located in Camden, New Jersey. Cooper Medical School of Rowan University is committed to providing humanistic education in the art and science of medicine within a scientific and scholarly community in which excellence in patient care, inclusivity, innovative teaching, scholarly activity, and service to our community are valued.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) a nationally-ranked osteopathic medical school located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, offers a student-centered education in a family-like atmosphere. As part of a more holistic approach to medical care, D.O.s learn and practice a form of osteopathic manipulative medicine, in which hands-on care is integral in the body’s healing process.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy is dedicated to excellence in healthcare and biomedical education, innovative and visionary research and scholarship in the pharmaceutical sciences, exemplary clinical practice, and outreach community services that address the needs of the citizens of New Jersey and society at large.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

The Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research is a hub for multidisciplinary and translational research focused on improving population health. The Institute is actively addressing salient and timely challenges in the areas of health equity, healthy aging, behavioral health, pharmacoepidemiology, health services and health policy research.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s mission is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds to be collaborative physicians, educators and researchers with a focus on the health of underserved and vulnerable populations. Tasked with preparing students for leadership positions in a rapidly evolving era of healthcare delivery, faculty and students across New Jersey Medical School (and allied schools of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences) collaboratively engaged to develop an innovative curriculum.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. In cooperation with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the medical school’s principal affiliate, they comprise New Jersey’s premier academic medical center.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Rutgers School of Nursing is a national and global leader in nursing education, research, and scholarship and an innovator in advancing health care that contributes to improved quality of life, health outcomes and health equity. They lead the nation in nursing education, research and scholarship and are recognized for their culture of respect and inclusivity and pursuit of equity and social justice.

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

The Rutgers School of Public Health’s mission is to advance health and wellbeing and prevent disease throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world, by preparing students as public health leaders, scholars, and practitioners; conducting public health research and scholarship; engaging collaboratively with communities and populations; and actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice.