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.

Program Information

The Residency Program at Cooper University Hospital/ Cooper Medical School of Rowan University is an ACGME accredited 4-year combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) program (ACGME Program Number 3003300001).


There are two positions available in the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program at Cooper University Hospital for the 2023-2024 interview cycle. The academic year begins July 1, 2024.

Application Process

The academic year begins on July 1.

The Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program at Cooper University Hospital participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and all information is processed through this system without exception.

Participation with NRMP is required.

Information regarding the ERAS application process and timeline is available on the websites listed below. All positions will be offered through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

To apply for a PG-1 position, visit the Applying to Residencies with ERAS® | Students & Residents ( for instructions and requirements.

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Code:

  • Cooper Medical School of Rowan University/Cooper University Hospital Program: 1380300C0

Application Procedures for Foreign Medical Graduates: Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1)

  • Please follow the requirements for PGY-1 applicants through ERAS and include a copy of your Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) Interim Certificate or Standard Certificate, your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 results and CSA Certification.
  • Notification from ECFMG of your passing test scores is not sufficient.
  • No interview appointments are made until the Training Program Director receives a copy of your Interim or Standard Certificate.
  • As in the case of LCME/American Graduates, you must participate in the NRMP through ERAS. An interview is required for ranking.

Application Timeline

The application and all supporting documentation must be submitted by October 15 of the year preceding the program start date. September through January – Invitations for interviews will be extended on a rolling basis. Applicants considered for an appointment participate in a virtual interview with the program director / associate program director and selected faculty members. 

Cooper University Hospital will offer an open house, the information will be available on this website.