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Residency Application Process

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in the residency in orthopaedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center. The program accepts five residents per year from medical schools across the country.

The residency program participates exclusively in the American Association of Medical Colleges electronic residency application system (ERAS). All applicants must use this method to apply to our residency program.

Application Requirements and Deadline

Apart from the ERAS requirements (listed below), no supplemental information is required.

  • Photograph
  • Personal statement
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation (maximum of 4)
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 score (USMLE)

The application deadline for the 2016 – 2017 cycle is now closed. Thank you too all applicants who submitted an application.

Interviews

Invitations for interviews have been sent out. Interviews will be held on January 10th & 11th. Applicants are invited the night before their interview for a dinner with our residents and faculty. Applicants also have ample opportunity on the interview day to interact with our residents and faculty.

Resident Selection

The final selection and ranking is conducted by the Residency Selection Committee, chaired by Dr. Robert Wysocki. Residents are selected on the basis of their academic accomplishments and personal character.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding our program or the application process, please contact:

Phyllis Velez, C-TAGME
Orthopaedic Residency Program and Sports Medicine Fellowship Coordinator
The Orthopaedic Building
Rush University Medical Center
1611 W. Harrison Street, Suite 201
Chicago, IL 60612
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