The MacNeal Difference

Unsurpassed Board Pass Rate for 25+ Years

  • MacNeal graduates have a >99% first-time pass rate for the past 25 years. The national pass rate for family medicine is 89%.

The Most-Established and Largest Family Medicine Residency in Chicago

  • 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 fellowships.
  • 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 are employed by and work entirely for the residency
  • In addition to our core faculty, we also have a great complement of community faculty

Family Medicine Center (FMC) with 34,000 Patient Visits Per Year

  • We are the highest volume practice in the MacNeal 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 are an NCQA recognized Level 2 Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • We use Athenahealth, the #1 KLAS rated EMR  

3 Fellowships

  • We sponsor fellowships in Sports Medicine, Faculty Development and Women's Health
  • Our Sports Medicine fellowship was one of the first Sports Medicine fellowships in Chicago
  • All residents benefit from the extra expertise from the fellowhip directors and teaching from the 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