General Surgery Residency

General Surgery Residency

The General Surgery Residency Program at CMSRU/Cooper University Hospital Program has an ACGME accredited training position available at the PGY3 level beginning July 1, 2023, due to recent approval for residency expansion.

Please see the specific requirements and instructions for applying below.


Visa information: CMSRU/CUHP will accept J-1 or EAD (H1-B not accepted) PREREQUISITES (no exceptions):

  • Successful completion in good standing of TWO years of US clinical training in an ACGME accredited general surgery residency training program (or currently enrolled in a PGY2 year for the 2022-23 academic year).
  • Must have graduated from an Accredited Medical School or International Medical Graduates with valid ECFMG certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)

How To Apply:

A complete application must include the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief Personal Statement
  • Medical School Diploma and Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • USMLE Parts I, II, III scores (must be first pass) or COMLEX I, II-CE, III scores
  • ABSITE scores and reports for ALL years completed
  • Three (3) current Letters of Recommendation. Including one from the current Program Director will be required.
  • Rotation schedule with Competency-Based Evaluations for ALL completed rotations
  • Current year semi-annual Evaluation
  • Current ACGME “General Surgery Defined Category and Minimum” and “General Surgery Year 2 Minimum” case log reports
  • ACLS, BLS and ATLS certification
  • FLS and FES Certifications (if available)
  • Copy of ECFMG (if applicable)
  • Copy of current DS2019 for J-1 Visa holders (if applicable) Qualified applicants must submit the above materials in a SINGLE PDF or ZIP File with contact information.

Please name the single PDF file as follows: LastName_FirstName_PGY3-2023. Email files to [email protected]

APPLICATIONS will be accepted and considered on a continuing basis until this position is filled.

ONLY complete applications (containing all documents listed above) will be considered/reviewed. Applicants considered competitive for the position will be invited for a virtual interview with faculty, the program director, associate program directors, and residents.

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  • Published

    Mar 28, 2023

  • Main Location

    Camden, New Jersey

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