Residency Application Details

Our three-year ACGME-Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited program includes formal didactics, conferences, simulation, and clinical rotations. Our goal is to train emergency physicians who will excel in every environment, and we do this by providing significant exposure to different patient populations and demographics.

We are participating in the EM Unified Interview Release Date and will release the notification interview invitations beginning on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 6 p.m. EST. After this date, interview invitations will be released on a rolling basis. We conduct interviews on Thursdays and select Tuesdays beginning in early November through January.

Best of luck to all of you!

Application checklist

  • Official medical school transcripts

  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (Must have scores from the USMLE Step 2 exam or the COMLEX Level 2 exam)

  •  MSPE (Medical Student Performance Evaluation)

  • Two letters of recommendation, with one being a SLOE (O-SLOE preferred, but we will accept a letter of recommendation in its place)

  •  Current CV/Resume

  • Personal Statement

Completed ERAS Application

*Due to university policy, we cannot take H1-B or J-1 visa students into the residency program.

Selected candidates will be invited to interview virtually. We conduct interviews on Thursdays beginning in early November through January.

Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All candidates must register through the NRMP. To register, go to: National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Review Process

We do not use one single data point to evaluate our applicants; applications are holistically evaluated and reviewed on ability, aptitude, academic credentials, and extra-curricular undertakings.

The residency program does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status.

Contact Us

For questions about the program or the application process, please reach out to our Director of Educational Programs, Karolina Marczewski, MS Marczew2@uic.edu