How to Apply

Cooper University Health Care’s mission is: To Serve. To Heal. To Educate. Cooper’s mission does not contemplate nor allow for discrimination or inequality in its practice. Our GME Diversity Council supports, fosters, and promotes an environment where all members of its academic community may thrive and succeed, regardless of race, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or age.

The Pediatric Residency Program at Cooper University Health Care participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and all information is processed through this system without exception. Information regarding the ERAS application process and timeline is available on the website listed below.

Association of American Medical Colleges

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

  • Common application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Dean’s letter
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE reports (1, 2 and 3) or COMLEX reports (1, 2, and 2 PE)

In addition to above, applicants interested in the Primary Care Track should send a short paragraph summarizing their interest in primary care.

The application deadline for the 2020-2021 academic year is October 31, 2020.