General Vascular Surgery Fellowship

The general vascular surgery fellowship has flourished since it began in 1988 and is today one of the country’s premier training programs. Our comprehensive two-year program builds a strong foundation in operative skills and in the advanced ultrasound and endovascular techniques crucial for today’s vascular surgeons. As a major referral center, Rush University Medical Center provides access to a wide range of resources and patients. Our goal is to prepare you to practice as a highly competent vascular surgeon and as a leader and innovator in a rapidly evolving field.

How to apply

The selection process is based on the match system. Please contact the National Residency Matching Program’s office at (202) 838-0620 for registration information regarding the match.

Please submit an Electronic Residency Application Service fellowship application along with the following:

  • At least three letters of recommendation, including one from your surgery chair
  • Copies of your American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination scores
  • U.S. Medical Licensing Examination, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and visa documentation (if relevant)
  • A recent photograph

Please also include your email address to expedite communication.

If you are granted an interview, we will contact you by email with details. For more information, please email gabriella_rizzo@rush.edu or call (312) 942-6370 or (312) 942-1827.

Our address:
Gabriella Rizzo
Rush University Medical Center
Department of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery
Jelke Building
1750 W. Harrison St., Seventh Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
Fax: (312) 563-4388