How to Apply

Rush University Medical Center, located in Chicago’s Illinois Medical District serves a diverse patient population, and our team of professionals reflects this rich diversity. Our department strives to uphold the mission of Rush University by cultivating a community built on principles of equity, inclusion and diversity. Students, faculty, residents, and fellows in our department, including individuals from underrepresented populations, different cultural and religious backgrounds, and those identifying as LGBTQIA, are welcomed, supported, and valued. Emergency Medicine residents at Rush receive an exceptional training experience that prepares them to become leaders in our field.

Applicants for the 2019-2010 Match cycle must apply through ERAS. At least 1 SLOE should be included in the initial application. There is no expectation for more than 2 SLOE letters, and 1 is acceptable in some situtations. USMLE or COMLEX Step 1 scores are required for the initial application and Step 2 scores must be uploaded prior to the rank list submission deadline. Interviews will be held from October through January.  Rush University Medical Center will consider applicants requiring visas as well as those who have previous GME experience. We are participating in the Unified Release Date of October 15 with rolling invitates thereafter. 

Interviews will be held on the following days:

22 October - Tuesday

5 November - Tuesday

8 November - Friday

13 November - Wednesday

15 November - Friday

18 November - Monday

22 November - Friday

27 November - Wednesday

3 December - Tuesday

6 December - Friday

13 December - Friday

16 December - Monday

20 December - Friday

8 January - Wednesday


Candidates selected to interview will be notified via InterviewBroker on a rolling basis starting on October 15. Please plan on arriving to Chicago early the day before your interview to allow enough time to participate in the evening social event hosted by our EM residents, usually scheduled from 7am-9pm. Interviews will conclude by mid-afternoon on the day of your interview. 

Thank you for your interest in Rush Emergency Medicine. We look forward to welcoming you to Chicago!