Program Description

Pediatrics and Medicine rotations are taken in alternating 3-4 month blocks throughout the 4 years.  The curriculum adheres to the requirements of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) with regards to combined training in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics.  We will provide 4 combined Medicine-Pediatrics PG-1 slots through the residency match. We can be identified by NRMP code 1150700C0.

Our program is housed within the University of Illinois College of Medicine – Chicago, one of the nation’s largest medical schools.  The UIC campus is located directly west of the Chicago Loop in an area surrounded by the historic Little Italy and Pilsen neighborhoods, in the Illinois Medical District – one of the world’s largest concentrations of advanced public and private health care facilities.

Scheduled break down into 13 four-week blocks over 12 months that includes four-weeks of vacation.  By the end of residency, housestaff will have completed up to 24 blocks of meaningful patient care experience in both internal medicine and pediatric rotations in the outpatient, inpatient, ER, and ICU settings.

Sample Intern Schedule

Block1234567
RotationGen WardsNICUAcute CareElective/VacationMICUGen wardsElective
Block8910111213
RotationNurserySubspecialty WardsVacation/ElectiveLiverAmbuCCU

Scheduling Key:
Blue = Medicine Rotation
Red = Pediatric rotation
Intern year is 12 months/13 blocks.
All residents receive 4 weeks of vacation during each academic year that may be taken consecutively in a 4-week block or in 2-week segments for a half-block each.