How to Apply

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
  • Personal statement describing your training goals and future career plans
  • USMLE reports (1, 2 and 3)
  • ECFMG certification (IMG only)

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 is shown on the CASPR/CRIP website.

For shadowing opportunities, please email our podiatry residency at