Information for Applicants
In July of 2011 we completed our transition from a PGY 2-4 to a PGY 1-4 Program. For the 2012-2013 interview season, the Cook County EM Residency will offer 16 Categorical (PGY-1) positions to start in July of 2013. We will no longer offer an Advanced PGY-2 track.
Candidates must be either a fourth year medical student in an accredited medical school or medical school graduate in an accredited post graduate training program. Please contact our residency coordinator Ms. Ethel Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
The Cook County Emergency Medicine Residency Program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service. No other applications are accepted. Fourth year U.S. medical students should contact their medical school’s Dean’s Office for more information. If you are not a fourth year U.S. medical student, then contact the organizations below for more information.
U.S. Medical School Graduate:
Medical School of graduation
Canadian Medical School GraduateCanadian Resident Matching Service Slater St., Suite 802 Ottawa, Ontario K1P-5H3 Canada
International Medical School Graduate:ECFMG-ERAS Program Box 13467 Philadelphia, PA 19104-3467
The application deadline is December 1, 2012. All materials below are required and must be submitted via ERAS.
- USMLE Step 1 scores for all applicants MD and DO
- Dean’s letter
- Official Medical School Transcript
- Three letters of recommendation. At least two should consist of Standardized Letter of Recommendation (SLOR) from emergency medicine faculty. Please note: A Program Director letter is required of all candidates with previous residency training.
Completed ERAS Application
All completed applications will be reviewed. Since the number of applications greatly exceeds the number of interview positions, we regret that not everyone will be invited to visit our program. To improve your chances of obtaining an interview, complete your application as soon as possible.
Thank you for your interest in our program, we look forward to hearing from you!
Note: CCH will offer interview invitations throughout the entirety of the season.
September 1, 2012 ERAS Registration opens
October 1, 2012 Medical Schools Release MSPE’s
October 17, 2012 CCH EM invitations begin
November 7, 2012 CCH EM interviews begin
December 1, 2012 CCH EM Application Deadline
January 15, 2013 Rank order list entry begins for applicants
January 24, 2013 Final Day of CCH EM Interviews
February 20, 2013 Program and Applicant Rank Lists Due
March 11, 2013 Applicant and program early results posted online by NRMP
March 12, 2013 Programs rank SOAP applicants
March 13, 2013 Programs finalize SOAP lists. SOAP rounds begin.
March 15, 2013 Match Day ! Results posted to NRMP website.
March 16, 2013 Hospitals send letters of appointment to matched applicants.