How to Apply

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The CARES Institute Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship Program at Cooper University Health Care will participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and all information will be processed through this system. Information regarding the ERAS application process and timeline is available on the website listed below.

Association of American Medical Colleges

ERAS Fellowship Document Office

ERAS applications must contain the following information in order for your application to be considered:

  • Common application form
  • Personal statement describing your training goals and future career plans
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • ECFMG certification (IMG Only)
  • Three original letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your current or most recent training director.
  • USMLE reports (1,2 and 3)

The next application cycle will be in 2022-2023. The program director and two additional faculty members will review applicant files. Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Child Abuse Pediatric Fellowship Program requires a minimum of three years of ACGME approved training in pediatrics. Individuals accepted for a position in the fellowship program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 visa.

More Information

Sponsoring Department: General Pediatrics
Length of Training: Three (3) years
Trainees per Year: One (1) fellow per year
Prerequisite Training: Successful completion of a primary residency program in General Pediatrics (in good standing).