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How to Apply

The RUSH University Medical Center Clinical Informatics Fellowship is a two year program for physicians who have successfully completed an ACGME accredited residency program. Candidates must also be board-certified or board-eligible in their primary specialty at the fellowship start date and be eligible for licensure to practice medicine in Illinois. 

We accept international medical graduates who have trained in an ACGME accredited residency program and have a J-1 or H-1B visa with at least two remaining years of eligibility.

We are accepting applications from July through September via the Electronic Residency Application Service, or ERAS. Our program can be found under Clinical Informatics (Internal Medicine) programs. Our ACGME accreditation ID is 1391614002.

The following items must be submitted through ERAS:

  • MyERAS Application
  • Personal Statement (motivations, interests and career goals in clinical informatics)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • USMLE Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (LOR) 
    • 1 must be from your current or former Program Director or your current employer 

Selection policy: The Clinical Informatics Fellowship participates in the AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association) Matching Program. The AMIA Clinical Informatics Match Day is in mid-December. 

The Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program does not discriminate with regard to gender, sexual orientation, age, race, religion, ethnic origin, economic status or place of residence.

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If you have further questions, please email Owais Aslam

Recruitment Dates

  • July 6, 2022
    Applicants begin applying in ERAS
  • July 20, 2022
    Programs begin reviewing applications in ERAS (applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after August 1st) 
  • October 1, 2022
    RUMC Clinical Informatics application deadline
  • September 2022 - October 2022
    Interviews take place 
  • December, 2022
    Our program participates in the CI Fellowship Program Directors’ Match Process, NOT in the NRMP match