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 Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS), sponsored by the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society (SCCPDS), is currently accepting applications for Appointment Year 2019. Using SAFAS, applicants may complete one standardized application form, upload supporting documents, request letters of recommendation, and submit to multiple SCC and ACS fellowship programs online. Applicants must still use the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) with Rank Order List (ROL) deadline of September 26, 2018.

For more information on the application service, please visit the SAFAS Website or contact the SAFAS Administrator at

The Program Director and two additional faculty members will review applicant files. Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.

Program Eligibility

All PGY- 5 surgical residents who will complete their general surgical residency by June 30, 2019, are eligible.