Message From the Chief Residents

Thank you for your interest in the Cooper University Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program! This is an exciting time to be entering the field of medicine, and an exciting time to become a part of Cooper University Hospital. 

We are located in Camden, New Jersey, minutes from downtown Philadelphia. This area provides a variety of patients, ranging from the underserved population of Camden to the more affluent suburbs. Because we are the major university hospital center for all of southern New Jersey, and the only Level 1 Trauma Center, patients are routinely flown to Cooper from other hospitals giving our residents experience with critically ill patients. In addition, Cooper has a large network of outpatient offices throughout Camden County making our outpatient and consulting experiences as varied and educational as the inpatient.

We pride ourselves on being a comprehensive academic program that places an emphasis first and foremost on training good internists. In addition, every subspecialty is represented at Cooper which enhances our training. Education is a priority with a formalized curriculum facilitated by program leadership. Residents are encouraged to step into the educator role early by leading lectures and SIM sessions. Residents are given autonomy to make decisions while caring for patients but also have an appropriate level of supervision.

One of the strengths we value most is the camaraderie between residents. There is a true feeling of teamwork and residents thrive together, both inside and outside the hospital. We understand that it is important to balance training with a good quality of life. The culture is warm and friendly, and we look for candidates who would fit well into this environment. You will find that your colleagues are hardworking, intelligent and collegial. Our program leadership is approachable and always looking to work with the residents to improve our program. We welcome you to be part of our tight knit group.

Saaniya Ajmeri, MD Third Year Chief Resident Sharmila Bisaria, DO Third Year Chief Resident Sang Kim, MD Third Year Chief Resident Daniel Ricketti, MD Third Year Chief Resident
Saaniya Ajmeri, MD
Third Year Chief Resident
Sharmila Bisaria, DO
Third Year Chief Resident
Sang Kim, MD
Third Year Chief Resident
Daniel Ricketti, MD
Third Year Chief Resident
Alex Vrancik, MD Fourth Year Chief Resident  Taylor Wiley, MD Third Year Chief Resident Miriam Zander, DO Third Year Chief Resident  
Alex Vrancik, MD
Fourth Year Chief Resident 
Taylor Wiley, MD
Third Year Chief Resident
Miriam Zander, DO
Third Year Chief Resident