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Applicants must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Completed an ACGME- or AOA-accredited residency program in any of the following fields: anesthesiology, emergency medicine,  family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry or surgery
  • Board-eligible or certified in the primary discipline with intent to complete certification
  • Qualify to obtain Illinois Medical License and DEA certification (by the start of the fellowship)

Applications for the 2014 - 15 academic year are being accepted. ERAS applications are closed for 2014 - 15.  Currently, you may apply by completing the universal application and must also include a curriculum vitae, a personal statement, USMLE scores, ECFMG certificate and at least three letters of support. A permanent Illinois medical license will be required for the fellowship.

Applications can be submitted by email (preferred), fax or by mail.

For further information contact:

Sue Weyforth
Program Coordinator
1900 W. Polk St.
Suite 912
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 864-4462
Fax: (312) 864-9591

Catherine Deamant, MD
Program Director
1900 W. Polk St.
Suite 944
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 864-4443


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