How to Apply

The HPM Fellowship Program at Cooper University  Health Center participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Information regarding the ERAS application process and timeline is available on the websites listed below.

Association of American Medical Colleges

aamc.org/eras

ERAS Fellowship Document Office 

aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/fellowship_applicants

ERAS applications must contain of 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 (lMG Only)
  • USMLE reports (1,2 and 3)

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

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program requires a minimum of three years of ACGME approved training in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, fam­ily medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics  and gynecology, pediatrics,  physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, radiation oncology, or surgery. Individuals accepted for a position in the fellowship program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 visa.

The application deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year is August 31st.