How to Apply

How to Improve Your Chances to Match
  • Review great resources from AAP and AAPM&R
  • Apply for an Audition Elective via VSAS
  • Join the Chicago Medical Student Fellowship (email
    • Monthly Lectures with Quiz (Quiz winner recieves an Amazon Gift Card)
    • Mentorship with Rush Residents including CV review and Mock Interviews
    • Coordination of Extracurricular Activities including Case Reports, Research, Disability Advocacy Opportunities, Sports Medicine Coverage (pre-participation physicals, sideline coverage), CV review, and Mock Interviews 
How to Apply

 Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Applications are accepted ONLY through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • Three letters of recommendation with at least one recommendation from a Physiatrist
  • Permanent U.S. Citizenship or J-1 Visa eligible
  • Graduate of medical school in the last three years
  • USMLE Step I score of 225 with no previous failures OR COMLEX Level 1 minimum score of 520 (three-digit)
  • Please contact for further information.