How to Apply

If you are interested in a VIR training program at Rush, please follow the application process detailed for that program below. 

Vascular & Interventional Radiology Residency – Integrated

Applications should be submitted to the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Please also submit the following via ERAS:

  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources, current mentors preferred
  • A letter of recommendation from an interventional radiologist
  • A letter of recommendation from the director of your most recent training program

Applicants must have completed a residency in diagnostic radiology and be board-certified or board-eligible in diagnostic radiology. Candidates with a “conditional” status in the board exam may apply.

All candidates must register with the Society of Interventional Radiology - National Residency Matching Program.

International medical graduates must have completed a residency in diagnostic radiology in their country of origin and have a valid and current radiology board certification from their country of origin. They must be eligible to obtain a license to practice medicine in Illinois and have a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification, which requires clearance of U.S. Medical Licensing Examination steps 1, 2 and 3.

Note: We review applications in conjunction with the Rush University Diagnostic Radiology Residency. If interested in the VIR-Integrated program, please only apply to our VIR-Integrated program.

Program’s NRMP Code: 1147416C0  

Contact us

If you have further questions, please contact Nancy Guinansaca, senior residency coordinator, at Nancy_Guinansaca@rush.edu or (312) 942-5779.

Vascular & Interventional Radiology Residency – Independent

Applications should be submitted to the Electronic Residency Application Service.

Please also submit the following via ERAS:

  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources, current mentors preferred
  • A letter of recommendation from the interventional radiology Chairperson
  • A letter of recommendation from the director of your most recent training program

Candidates with a “conditional” status in the board exam may apply.

All candidates must register with the Society of Interventional Radiology - National Residency Matching Program.

International medical graduates must have completed a residency in diagnostic radiology in their country of origin and have a valid and current radiology board certification from their country of origin. They must be eligible to obtain a license to practice medicine in Illinois and have a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification, which requires clearance of U.S. Medical Licensing Examination steps 1, 2 and 3.

Contact us

If you have further questions, please contact Nancy Guinansaca, senior residency coordinator, at Nancy_Guinansaca@rush.edu or (312) 942-5779.

Vascular & Interventional Radiology – Advanced Fellowship

Interested applicants should email the Advanced Fellowship Program Director:

Kumar Madassery, MD
Assistant Professor, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Director, Advanced Vascular & Interventional Radiology Fellowship
Sreekumar_Madassery@rush.edu