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 Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Program at Cooper University Health Care participates in San Francisco Match Service and all information is processed through this system without exception. Information regarding the San Francisco Match application process and timeline is available on the following websites:

San Francisco Match

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

The program director and additional faculty members will review applicant files. Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Program requires that applicants must have completed an ACGME accredited residency and be ABOS eligible.

Individuals accepted for a position in the fellowship program must be a U.S. Citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 Visa.

Application Deadline: Please visit the SF match or OTA website for application deadlines.