Soon-to-be Doctors “Meet their Match” at Special Event in Camden

At the stroke of noon today, 74 fourth-year medical students from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) tore open personalized envelopes to learn where they will begin the next phase of their medical education as resident physicians at hospitals around the nation.

The annual Match Day event is a rite of passage for graduating medical students, who will advance to a three- to seven-year residency program, getting hands-on experience in a specific discipline. Read more.

Internationally Renowned Neurology Expert Joins Cooper University Health Care

Internationally renowned neurologist and researcher, Tudor G. Jovin, MD, has joined Cooper University Health Care as chief and chairman of Cooper Neurological Institute.

Dr. Jovin is an expert in the interventional and non-interventional treatment for the entire spectrum of stroke and cerebrovascular disorders. He is board certified in neurology and has additional board certifications in vascular neurology and critical care neurology. Read more.

Cooper Radiology First in South Jersey to Offer New Diagnostic Tool for Prostate Cancer

Cooper University Health Care is the first health system in South Jersey to offer a new diagnostic test to detect recurrent prostate cancer earlier. Axumin is an FDA-approved scan that can achieve early detection of recurrent prostate cancer following surgery or radiation.

“While prostate cancer is consistently one of the top three cancers in the nation, there have been very few effective advances in imaging for this disease,” said Robert A. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care, CMSRU to Establish New ENT Residency Program

One of only two in New Jersey

Cooper University Health Care and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University recently received approval to establish an Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ENT) residency program from the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). This highly specialized surgical training program is only the second of its kind in New Jersey. ENT residency training is in high demand and typically one of the most competitive residency programs nationally. Read more.

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III Praises Health Systems for Joining $15 an Hour Minimum Wage Movement

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III, issued a statement commending and thanking the leaders of health systems in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for employees at their institutions.

“I want to thank our colleagues at the health systems that have joined Cooper in raising the minimum wage for their employees to a minimum of $15 an hour,” said Norcross. Read more.

Benson Street Closure Tuesday

On Tuesday, November, 27, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Benson Street will be closed to all traffic between 7th Street and Broadway due to crane activity for the construction of the co-gen project.

Prior to 7:30 a.m., employees and visitors will have access to the CCIA garage via the Benson Street entrance as well as the entrance at 6th Street and Stevens Street. Read more.

Chairman George E. Norcross, III Announces Cooper University Health Care to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for All Employees, Calls on Other Health Care Systems to Join Effort to Raise Wages

Wage Hike by Largest Employer in Camden City and County Will Benefit 10% of Workforce

Cooper University Health Care Chairman George E. Norcross, III today announced the health system will increase the minimum wage it pays employees to $15 an hour, the first health system in New Jersey to make such a commitment to its full-time, part-time, and per-diem employees. The new minimum wage policy will go into effect on January 1, 2019, and will benefit approximately 10 percent of Cooper’s 7,500 employees, one third of whom are Camden city residents and over 450 of whom are Camden County residents. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Approved by Society of Surgical Oncology to Establish a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper has received a three-year approval to establish a new Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program by the Society of Surgical Oncology, one of fewer than 50 programs in the nation.

“Receiving approval from the Society of Surgical Oncology for this new fellowship affirms the quality of the curriculum and the faculty at MD Anderson at Cooper,” said Kristin L. Read more.

Update to Cooper Visiting Hours Policy

Updated visiting hours image: December 13, 2018

In our continuous effort to enhance patient care and improve the Cooper experience for our patients and employees, guest visiting hours at the hospital now end at 9 p.m., which was made effective Monday, September 24, 2018. This change is consistent with other hospitals in the region. Click here to see visiting hours throughout the hospital. Read more.

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper marked its five-year anniversary of serving the region at a celebration attended by elected officials, hospital leadership, and cancer survivors.

“This is another exciting day as MD Anderson at Cooper continues to transform cancer care for the people of South Jersey and the region,” said George E. Norcross III, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Cooper University Health Care. Read more.