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 Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Cooper University Health Care participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Information regarding the ERAS application process is available on the websites listed below.

Association of American Medical Colleges

www.aamc.org/eras

ERAS Fellowship Document Office

aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/fellowship_applicants

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

  • Common application form
  • 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
  • ECFMG certification (IMG only)
  • USLME reports (1,2 and 3).

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

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Pain Medicine Fellowship Program requires completion of an ACGME anesthesiology, neurology, psychiatry, or physical medicine and rehabilitation residency program. 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: August 1.