Faculty Page – Renee Riggs

Renee Riggs, DO, FACEP

Vice Chair
Assistant Professor

Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
7/05 – Present



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

Undergraduate Education:

  • Pennsylvania State University
    Certificate in Healthcare Management, 2002
  • Rutgers University
    BA Biology, 1996-1998
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Biology Major, 1994-1995

Graduate Education:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, 1998-2002

Post Graduate Education:

  • UMDNJ/RWJMS, Cooper University Hospital , Camden , NJ
    Chief Resident Department of Emergency Medicine
  • UMDNJ/RWJMS Cooper University Hospital, Camden , NJ
    Resident Physician Department of Emergency Medicine

Hospital Appointments:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Attending Physician, 7/05 – Present

State of New Jersey

Diplomate American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2006

Professional Organizations:

  • American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP)
    FACEP since 2008
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)

Honors and Awards:
New Jersey ACEP Resident of the Year 5/05

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • Medical Resident Education and Supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Physician Assistant Student Clinical Education UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Medical Student Education and Clinical Supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS

Clinical Responsibilities:
Emergency Department Physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Research Interests:

  • Medical Student Education