Assistant Professor, Medical Student Education division of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
J. Anna Looney is an assistant professor in the Medical Student Education division of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. A member of the Patient-Centered Medicine Steering Committee, Anna organizes educational experiences for first year medical students in end-of-life, disabilities and intra-professional teamwork. She is also responsible for service-learning experiences with the underserved. For the past nine years, Anna has directed the interdisciplinary Community Oriented Primary Care program, as well as the Distinction in Service to the Community (DISC) program. She serves on Admissions Committee as well as the Hospital's Clinical Educator Program Steering Committee. Anna teaches the Humanism & Medicine in the Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Post Baccalaureate Master Program. She also is the Director of the Network of Affiliated Family Medicine Residencies. She has research experience in quality improvement interventions in primary care practices and has presented her research at FMEC, STFM and NAPCRG conferences. Moreover, Anna is a certified facilitator for The Center for Mind Body founded by Dr. James Gordon, Washington D.C. She conducts self-care Mind Body Medicine workshops for RWJMS student interest groups, residents and staff. She lives with her husband, a molecular biologist who teaches Biology, in Princeton Junction.