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Jennifer Amico, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor


Dr. Jennifer Amico (AB Harvard, MD RWJMS, MPH Columbia) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is the director of the RHEDI (Reproductive Health Education in Family Medicine) training program for the Family Medicine Residency, and the co-director of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Women’s Health Fellowship. Her research interests include a range of reproductive health and family planning topics. Prior to joining the department, she completed the Family Planning Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, as well as served as the medical director of Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area.


Undergraduate School and Area of Concentration:

  • Harvard University, Honors Neurobiology, Bachelor of Arts

Graduate Schools and fields of study:

  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Doctor of Medicine
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Master of Public Health


  • Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Family Medicine


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore, Family Planning

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Key Publications:

  • Wu J, Chaplin W, Amico J, Butler M, Ojie M, Hennedy D, Clemow L; Music for Surgical Abortion Care (MuSAC Study): a randomized controlled pilot study; Contraception. 85(5): 496-502, 2012.
  • Amico J, Kumar B, Rosenstein H, Gold M. The contraceptive implant: an updated review of the evidence. Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports, 2015. 4(1): 79-88.
  • Amico, J, Wu, J; Providing long acting contraception in an academic family medicine center; Family Medicine, (forthcoming).

Honors, Awards, Community Service:

  • STFM Resident Teacher Award, 2012
  • Resident research poster first prize, Network of Family Medicine Residencies, 2011
  • Reviewer, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine