Respect For Our Clinical Mission
UMDNJ is committed to providing high quality health care in a manner that is appropriate, medically necessary, and efficient, in accordance with current medical and ethical standards, which includes the obligation to provide medical screening exams or emergency care. UMDNJ respects the rights of patients to make choices about their own care including the right to refuse treatment. Providers inform patients and their representatives about the alternatives and risks associated with the care they are seeking and/or which is recommended by professional staff in order to obtain informed consent. Information is provided in a language that the patient can understand.