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Thank you for your interest in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program at UIC. Our program is open to all physicians who have completed an accredited residency and have a J-1 visa, or are permanent residents or citizens of the USA. We select candidates based on their entire application. uichWe accept 3-5 new fellows into the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program and 1-2 fellows in the Sleep Fellowship program each year.

We only accept applications submitted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Your ERAS application must include:

  • General ERAS application form
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • USLME transcript
  • Medical school transcript and Dean's letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • ECFMGE (for foreign medical school graduates)
  • Visa's sponsored: J-1 (if applicable)

NOTE: Applications for the 2016 program will be available in July 2015.

About This Process

As directed on the site, you should complete an application using the MyERAS program. You will need to request your USMLE transcript and letters of recommendation, and track the delivery of all documents listed above to our program.

Once the application is fully submitted in its entirety and becomes available to us, selected applicants will be invited for an interview during Fall 2015.

Fellow selection will be made through the National Residents Matching Program. You must register with them.

National Residents Matching Program (NRMP)
2540 North St, NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 828-0620

If you have any further questions about our program, don't hesitate to contact our fellowship coordinator:

Sue Hammerschmidt
(312) 996-8039

Important Dates:

Spring 2015 ERAS 2016 Fellowships Applicant User Guides are available for PDF download
July 2015 MyERAS website is open and applicants can begin submitting their application
August 2015 We begin receiving applications from ERAs and start reviewing
Fall 2015 Interviews are conducted with selected candidates
November-December 2015 Match results become available for July 2016 program
July 1, 2016 Fellows begin their training