Graduate Medical Education

Take the next step in your medical career

Residency and fellowship training is an exciting and challenging time for developing your clinical skills and defining your identity as a physician.

At RUSH University, we are fully committed to making sure you receive outstanding clinical experiences, expert teaching from faculty who are passionate about their work, and an environment focused on your personal growth and well-being. We are proud of our programs’ excellence and house officers. At RUSH, you will become a vital part of our health care community.

Our Mission:

The mission of RUSH GME is to prepare the next generation of physicians in a supportive learning environment that emphasizes evidence-based medicine and to promote innovative programs that foster well-being, diversity, inclusion and equity in its trainees.

Our Vision:

To be nationally recognized for innovative training programs that transform residents and fellows into excellent clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders.

Supporting your success

The Office of Graduate Medical Education is here to support you. We handle the tracking, documentation, licensure, orientation, payroll, benefits and verification for more than 825 residents and fellows each year. Working closely with the coordinators of our 90 residency and fellowship training programs, we serve as the principal liaison between the RUSH House Staff Association and RUSH management. We are your advocates and your resource.

We support program accreditation by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education and other boards and work with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and many other outside agencies.

Residency Programs

Fellowship Programs

Allied Health Residency Programs

Other resources

‘An optimal residency training experience’
Learn why RUSH is a desired destination for medical residents and fellows.
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RUSH Earns Top 20 Spot on U.S. News Best Hospitals Honor Roll
For the second year in a row, RUSH University Medical Center has earned a top spot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of more than 3,000 hospitals.
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Wellness Initiatives in Graduate Medical Education
From wellness rotations, to volunteer activities, to a FitBit challenge: how RUSH GME programs are working to preserve and improve the health of their dedicated residents and fellows
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An Education in Virtual Recruitment
With the pandemic forcing recruitment efforts online, medical schools and residency programs had to find creative solutions to communicate their culture and foster personal interactions.
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Resident Not in Waiting
An interventional radiology resident gets a once-in-a-lifetime education working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
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