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 Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and Cooper University Hospital 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 below. All positions will be offered through NRMP; participation with National Residency Matching Program required.
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
- Dean’s letter
- Three original letters of recommendation including one SLOE
- Personal statement describing your training goals and future career plans
- USMLE reports (1 and 2)
- ECFMG certification (IMG only)
The program director and additional faculty members will review applicant files. Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.
Eligibility for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program requires an MD or DO degree received within the past five years and a minimum USMLE score of 220 or COMLEX score of 600, on first attempt. Individuals accepted for a position in the program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 visa.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are following the recommendations set forth by The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) by using a virtual platform to conduct resident interviews in the 2023–24 recruitment process.
Virtual interview dates for the 2023-2024 season are as follows:
- Friday, November 3, 2023
- Friday, November 10, 2023
- Friday, November 17, 2023
- Friday, December 1, 2023
- Friday, December 15, 2023
- Friday, January 5, 2024
The application deadline for the 2023-24 academic year is October 1, 2023.
Do you identify as an underrepresented group in medicine? If so, you are welcome to email our Resident Diversity and Inclusion Council at DiversityCouncil@cooperhealth.edu. They will contact you and provide the schedule of virtual meetings where you can learn about the Underrepresented in Medicine resident community here at Cooper.