The MacNeal Difference

100% Board Pass Rate 

  • MacNeal graduates have a 100% first-time board pass rate over the past 5 years.
  • Our board pass rate is >99% over the past 25 years. 

Well Established Program with Strong History and Traditions 

  • We are the first FM residency in Illinois and one of the first in the country.
  • We are a 12-12-12 program with 3 fellows.
  • MacNeal was first accredited in 1969. Documents of the early days of MacNeal are in the Center for the History of Family Medicine in Leawood, Kansas.

1:4 Core Faculty to Resident Ratio

  • All 13 of our core faculty's professional time is devoted to the the residency
  • In addition to our core faculty, we also have a great complement of community faculty and specialists

Family Medicine Center (FMC) with >30,000 Patient Visits Per Year

  • We are the highest volume practice in the Loyola Medicine network
  • All faculty and residents practice together in a thriving and diverse practice
  • FMC is conveniently located across the street from the hospital and is connected by a tunnel to the hospital and parking structure
  • We use EPIC EMR in both the FMC outpatient and MacNeal hospital inpatient settings

Fellowships in Sports Medicine and Faculty Development

  • Our Sports Medicine fellowship was one of the first Sports Medicine fellowships in Chicago
  • Fellowships are integrated into the residency so residents benefit from the expertise and teaching from the fellowhip directors and fellows

Unopposed Training

  • All core inpatient services, including Family Medicine Service, pediatrics, and obstetrics, are unopposed and run by Family Medicine residents and attendings.

Great Location Just Outside Chicago

  • We are located 4 miles from the Chicago city limits, 20 minutes from downtown
  • Metra train stop across the street from the hospital goes to Union Station