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 Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program at Cooper University Hospital participates in the CASPR/CRIP, and all information is processed through this system without exception. Information regarding the CASPR/CRIP application process and time line is available on the websites listed below. 

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

CASPR Document Office

CASPR 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 (IMG only)
  • APMLE reports (1, 2 and 3).

The program director and additional faculty members will review
applicant files.

Invitation for interview will be based upon their recommendations.

Program Eligibility

Eligibility for the Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program
requires graduation from an approved Podiatric Medicine program,
passing to Step I and II exams. Individuals accepted for a position in
the residency program must be U.S. citizen, classified as a resident
alien, or hold a J-1 visa.

The application deadline for the 24-25 academic year is shown on
the CASPR/CRIP website.