Residency Programs and Performance Sites

Residency Programs and Performance Sites

Residency Programs and Performance Sites

Residency Programs

Rowan University partners with external health systems and hospitals to provide medical students with post graduate training; hands-on experience of practicing medicine. RowanSOM residency program partners include Jefferson Health New Jersey and Virtua, Lady of Lourdes Medical Center. Students in a RowanSOM residency program should follow the performance site guidance below.


Performance Sites

All Rowan University/CMSRU/RowanSOM faculty should contact the Rowan IRB when conducting research at the performance sites below. Studies that may be reviewed under an Expedited review category or requires review by the full board of the IRB may require formal reliance agreements between the performance site IRB and the Rowan IRB.

Rowan University/CMSRU/RowanSOM faculty, staff, residents and students should follow guidance below related to performance sites. Rowan researchers should contact the Rowan IRB for consultation and questions regarding conducting human subjects research at the performance sites and Rowan University's engagement.

List of Performance Sites and Non-Rowan Health Entities

  • Jefferson Health New Jersey
  • Virtua, Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
  • Cooper University Hospital
  • CMSRU, Office of Medical Education
  • Inspira Health


Jefferson Health New Jersey/Thomas Jefferson University (TJU)

To review detailed guidance and directions related to submitting a Rowan Cayuse IRB submission when the research will include TJU, click on this link: Rowan IRB and Jefferson Health IRB Guidance

Rowan IRB and Jefferson IRB Determination Form


Virtua, Lady of Lourdes Medical Center / Virtua Healthsystem

Rowan University and RowanSOM faculty, staff, residents and students conducting research at Virtua hospitals and clinics must contact the appropriate IRB to determine which IRB must review the proposed human subjects research.

Human subjects research that will be done in collaboration with or at Virtua may require RowanSOM IRB review, when any of the following is related to the propsed research:

  • Use of Rowan University/RowanSOM clinics or facilities
  • Use of Rowan University/RowanSOM IT infrastructure or resources
  • Will enroll subjects that are Rowan University/RowanSOM faculty, staff, students and/or patients
  • Involve the access to and/or use of Rowan University/RowanSOM patient data
  • Researchers include Rowan University/RowanSOM faculty, staff, residents or students
  • Research reporting and publications under the name of Rowan University/RowanSOM
  • Grants, contracts, or other sponsored projects awarded to Rowan University/RowanSOM


Cooper University Hospital (CUH)

Rowan University Glassboro/CMSRU IRB is the IRB of record for non-medical human subjects research for CMSRU faculty and staff, if the subjects are faculty, employees or students of CMSRU, or if the work will involve the facilities, including IT infrastructure and resources, of CMSRU.  See the link below to review the Cooper University Hosptial and  Rowan University/Cooper Medical School of Rowan University guidelines

IRB Guidance for Human Subjects Research Involving Cooper University Health


Cooper University Hospital IRB External User Account and Contact List (Click links below)

External User Account for Mentor (Cooper IRB System)

Cooper IRB Contacts


Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) - Office of Medical Education (OME)

When submitting a Cayuse IRB application where educational data and records will be used, please contact Office of Medical Education Administration to discuss the project and data that is available. The contact for the Office is Dr. Susan Perlis.

Use the form below to review data that the Office of Medical Education can provide in relation to a Rowan Cayuse IRB submission. The data to be obtained should also be listed as a separate document and attached in the Rowan Cayuse IRB submission as a data collection sheet.

Available Data from OME - Click here to view data.