About the Program

Cooper University Health Care is the leading tertiary-level provider serving the southern New Jersey region. Consumers and physicians recognize the system as being South Jersey’s leading medical center. In annual surveys assessing the region’s medical care, Cooper’s physicians are frequently recognized as “Top Doctors” in their fields. These world-class physicians are the teachers with whom you will interact during your educational experience.

Cooper University Hospital is the major clinical site of Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, which graduated its inaugural class of medical students in 2016. It is the largest academic medical center and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in southern New Jersey. Cooper serves the needs of a broad patient population consisting of primary, secondary, and tertiary medical care. There are 93 critical care beds divided among the Medical/Surgical ICU (30), Intermediate ICU (12), Pediatric ICU (5), Trauma ICU (16), Trauma Step-down Unit (10), CCU (12), Stroke Unit (4), and four beds in our Critical Care Admitting Areas (CCAA).

The Division of Critical Care Medicine is dedicated to providing patient-centered, multidisciplinary care for the critically ill patient. The Dr. Edward D. Viner Intensive Care Unit at Cooper University Hospital is an acknowledged center of excellence in the Delaware Valley, featuring a 25,000 square foot, 30-bed state-of-the-art unit with the latest in advanced imaging and invasive monitoring equipment.

Our multidisciplinary patient care teams include pharmacologists and provide rapid response, consultation, and management of patients outside the intensive care unit. The Cooper Transfer Center facilitates the safe, timely transfer and management of adult critically-ill patients from various outlying hospitals in the Delaware Valley.