Thank you for your interest in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program at UIC. Our program is open to all physicians who have completed an accredited residency and have a J-1 visa, or are permanent residents or citizens of the USA. We select candidates based on their entire application. We accept 3-5 new fellows into the Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program and 1 fellow int he Sleep Fellowship program each year.

We only accept applications submitted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Your ERAS application must include:

  • General ERAS application form
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • USLME transcript
  • Medical school transcript and Dean's letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • ECFMGE (for foreign medical school graduates)
  • Visa's sponsored: J-1 (if applicable)

Applications for the 2015 program will be available in July 2014.

About This Process

As directed on the site, you should complete an application using the MyERAS program. You will need to request your USMLE transcript and letters of recommendation, and track the delivery of all documents listed above to our program.

Once the application is fully submitted in its entirety and becomes available to us, selected applicants will be invited for an interview during Fall 2014.

Fellow selection will be made through the National Residents Matching Program. You must register with them.

National Residents Matching Program (NRMP)
2540 North St, NW, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 828-0620

If you have any further questions about our program, don't hesitate to contact our fellowship coordinator:

Sue Hammerschmidt
(312) 996-8039

Important Dates

Spring 2014 ERAS 2015 Fellowships Applicant User Guides are available for PDF download
July 2014 MyERAS website is open and applicants can begin submitting their application
August 2014 We begin receiving applications from ERAs and start reviewing
Fall 2014 Interviews are conducted with selected candidates
November-December 2014 Match results become available for July 2015 program
July 1, 2015 Fellows begin their training