How to Apply

The Emergency Medicine Residency at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and Cooper University Hospital participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and all information is processed through this system without exception. Information regarding the ERAS application process and timeline is available on the website below. 

Association of American Medical Colleges

www.aamc.org/eras

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

  • Common application form
  • Minimum of two letters of recommendation – must be in the approved CORD EM SLOE format
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Transcript
  • USMLE/COMLEX Scores – All applicants must submit USMLE Step 1 results
  • Personal statement

All applications are screened by the Selection Committee. Interviews are by invitation only and are scheduled from end of October through mid-January.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program requires graduation from an accredited medical school. Individuals accepted for a position in the program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident alien, or hold a J-1 visa.

Applications must be submitted by October 1.