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Learn more about the Family Medicine Residency Program through our video.

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All applications to the program must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The deadline is December 2; however, early submission is encouraged.

STRETCH–OB is a track within our Family Medicine Residency Program for residents who are committed to providing obstetrics in a rural or underserved community.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • We encourage the application of highly competitive applicants who have excelled throughout their medical school training.
  • Medical school graduation within one year of start date or recent clinical activity in the practice of medicine
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (Recommend 1-2 letters from Family Medicine physicians, including the Department Head, Program Director, or Clerkship Director)

These criteria are simply the requirements needed for your application to be reviewed; they do not guarantee an interview. Interviews will be granted upon further review of the application and all of its contents.

We will contact you if we wish to schedule an interview. Interviews will take place from late October through January. We also sponsor J1 visas.

Congratulations to residency program director Rhonda Verzal, MD, on being named the Teacher of the Year by the 2023 Illinois Academy of Family Physicians.

GME Institutional Policies Manual Heading link

The GME Policy Manual has information about Resident Eligibility and Selection; Incoming Resident Procedures and Appointments; Resident Financial Support and Benefits; Resident Educational and Work Environment; Educational Program/Curriculum; Evaluations and Promotion; and
Administrative Academic and Disciplinary Processes.