Applying 2017-10-10T14:24:27+00:00

APPLYING

Residency Requirements

We require our applicants to have graduated from medical school within the last 4 years.

We do not publish our minimum score criteria.

Only J-1 visas are sponsored by our program.

Applications will only be accepted via ERAS. Please do not send any supplementary material outside of ERAS. You will be notified via email if you have been selected to interview. If you are not selected for an interview, you will not be notified.

Application Information

Internal Medicine Categorical/Preliminary Program Tracks

The Department of Medicine will be accepting applications via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) . The following documents should accompany the ERAS application:

  • Personal Statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Transcript
  • Chairman of Medicine Letter (for Categorical and Preliminary Programs)
  • Two additional letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Scores
  • ECFMG Certificate (if International Applicant) – You must be ECFMG certified prior to any interview.

Any supplementary material outside of ERAS will not be accepted.

All correspondence should be addressed to:

Fred Arthur Zar, M.D.
Program Director, Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine (M/C 718)
University of Illinois at Chicago
840 South Wood Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612-7323

Combined Programs

The required documents would be the same for the combined programs as for Medicine, except the Chairman’s letter should be from both departments concerned, Medicine and Pediatrics or Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

The Combined Internal Medicine / Emergency Medicine program will be accepting applications via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) only. All Correspondence should be addressed to:

Carissa Tyo, MD
Program Director,
Internal Medicine / Emergency Medicine Residency Program

The Combined Medicine / Pediatrics program will be participating in ERAS, and will accept applications via mail. Please send all correspondence to:

Pavan K.  Srivastava, MD
Program Director Medicine / Pediatrics

University of Illinois at Chicago
840 S. Wood Street, M/C 856
Chicago, IL 60612
P: 312-996-1899

Contact Us

University of Illinois at Chicago 
Educational and Clinical Services 
Department of Medicine (MC 718)
840 South Wood Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612-7323

E-mailresident@uic.edu 
Phone: 312-996-7836
Fax: 312-413-8283

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