How to Apply

Rush University recruits one fellow per year for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship. 

How to Apply 

Applications for the fellowship are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service.

Requirements to apply include completing an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in one of the following fields: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry, and surgery. The applicant must also be board certified or board eligible in their primary discipline and quality to obtain an Illinois Medical License and DEA before starting the fellowship.

Our Addiction Medicine Fellowship is committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities underrepresented in medicine (URIM), individuals with a disability, veterans, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

For more information about qualifying primary specialty certificates, please visit ABMS.

We will begin reviewing and screening application files as soon as they are completed and offering interviews in late August. We will start virtual interviewing on Fridays in September. If you receive an invitation to interview, please reply as soon as possible to arrange an interview date since the days can fill quickly.


For more information on the application process, email us at or call (312) 942-2185. 

Admissions Contact

Addiction Medicine Fellowship
2150 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 942-2185