CLINICAL ROTATION


YEAR 1

UIC Hospital
24 weeks Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
4 weeks Anesthesia
4 weeks Plastic Surgery
4 weeks Radiology
4 weeks Emergency Medicine
4 weeks Vacation
Advocate Christ Medical Center
4 weeks Surgical Intensive Care
4 weeks Trauma Surgery

YEAR 2

4 months UIC Hospital
4 months Jessie Brown Veteran’s Hospital
4 months John H. Stroger Cook County Hospital

YEAR 3

3 months UIC Hospital
6 months Lurie’s Children’s Hospital
3 months Research

YEAR 4

5 months UIC Hospital
3 months NorthShore University Health System
4 months John H. Stroger Cook County Hospital

YEAR 5

4 months UIC Hospital
4 months Jessie Brown Veteran’s Hospital
4 months John H. Stroger Cook County Hospital

Residency Locations

University of Illinois Medical Center Chicago, IL

The Medical Center is part of the Illinois Medical District and provides tertiary care to the regional population. The hospital consists of 400+ beds including intensive care units. The medical center contains 40 primary care and specialty clinics and an Outpatient Care Center.



Jesse Brown Veterans Medical Center Chicago, IL

The Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Medical Center is also located in the Illinois medical district and is two blocks from the Eye and Ear Infirmary. The VA Hospital rotation provides further experience in general otolaryngology with an emphasis on head and neck surgery and general otolaryngology.



John Stroger - Cook County Hospital Chicago, IL

Cook County Hospital is also located in the Illinois Medical District and is a level one trauma center. It is three blocks from the Eye and Ear Infirmary. Cook County Hospital provides experience in general otolaryngology with an emphasis on head and neck surgery, trauma and otology.



Lurie Children’s Hospital

The University of Illinois Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery has a long-standing relationship with Lurie Children’s Hospital. The otolaryngology residents from the University of Illinois rotate to Children's for six months of their R3 year. This rotation provides an intensive experience in pediatric otolaryngology including pediatric otology and advanced airway management.



NorthShore University Health System

The University of Illinois Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery has a relationship with NorthShore University Health System, an integrated healthcare delivery system including Glenbrook, Evanston, Highland Park and Skokie Hospitals. The otolaryngology residents from the University of Illinois rotate to NorthShore during their R4 year. This rotation includes both medical and surgical experience with fellow-ship trained physicians.


For more information, please email our residency coordinator, Christopher Zell at [email protected] .