Transitional Year Residency Program

MacNeal Hospital's Transitional Year Residency Program:

  • offers a comprehensive one-year curriculum that emphasizes hands-on medical study and the freedom to explore elective specialties.
  • views you as an important part of our team - with full acceptance among all departments and equal access to resources.
  • supports your goals by providing a broad-based residency education in a modern, well-equipped, multi-site institution.
  • provides a wide range of learning experiences under the supervision of board-certified physicians, senior residents, researchers and other MacNeal Hospital faculty.
  • assures high-quality medical education experiences through our affiliations with Northwestern University and the University of Illinois.
  • prepares residents for lifelong learning through critical examination of current medical literature.
  • includes a strong benefits package.

Application Criteria

  • USMLE score on Step 1 of 230 or above on first attempt
  • Completed medical school within the last 3 years
  • Submit application through ERAS
  • Deadline for ERAS Applications is October 31st

Please note, we do not sponsor visas.

If you have any questions, please call Mrs. Vaso Zafer, Program Coordinator, at 708-783-3403.