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 Application Requirements

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (MSPE- Dean’s Letter)
  • USMLE and/or COMPLEX transcripts
  • ECFMG certification (if applicable)
  • A personal interview
  • We are no longer sponsoring J-1 visas
  • USMLE score above 220 for both Step 1 and Step 2 Must pass first attempt
  • COMLEX score above 550 Must pass first attempt
  • We do not have a year of graduation requirement
  • One year of U.S. clinical experience is required for CA-1 (PGY-2) applicants

 Application Format

We only accept applications via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS)

 Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is October 31st.

 Exam Scores Required

  • USMLE(MD): Above 220. Must pass first attempt
  • COMLEX(DO): Above 550. Must pass first attempt

 Position Availabilities 2014-2015

  • PGY-1: 7
  • CA-1 (PGY-2): 1

 Interview Dates

We generally interview from early November through January, primarily on Saturdays.

When you come for your interview, you have the opportunity to attend a social event with a group of current residents the evening before the interviews. The next day, interviews start at 8:00 AM and finish by 2:30 PM. The day begins with breakfast, then an introductory session with the Department Chair, faculty interviews (including one with the Program Director and one with the Chairman), a luncheon with current residents, and a tour of our institution. Interviews will be conducted on the following dates:

  • November 1, 2014
  • November 8, 2014
  • December 6, 2014
  • December 20, 2014


Advocate Health Care does not support the practice of recruiting Residents or Fellows that require the use of an H1B Visa.

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