Faculty Page – Kusum Punjabi

Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
July 2008- Present




Office Address:
One Robert Wood Johnson Place
MEB Room 104
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Tel: 732-235-8717

Undergraduate Education:
Rutgers College, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ
Bachelor in Arts (B.A.) in Biological Sciences
Minor in Economics and Dance 9/96–5/00

Graduate Education: 

  • UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Piscataway, NJ
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey
    Graduate School Of Management, New Brunswick, NJ
    Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Post Graduate Education:
Drexel University College of Medicine
Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Resident-in-training, Emergency Medicine

Academic Appointments:
Instructor UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital – Attending Physician
7/08- Present


  • State of New Jersey
  • Philadelphia Training License MT

Professional Organizations:

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Women in Emergency Medicine
  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI)

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Medical Resident education and supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Physician Assistant student clinical education UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Medical student clinical supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Medical students Emergency Medicine Interest Group

Clinical Responsibilities:
Emergency department physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital