AMSA Residency Fair

Thank you to everyone who joined us in Chicago! We hope to see you at the Residency Fair & Specialty Showcase at AMSA’s Convention this March 7-10, 2019.

Rush University Medical Center’s Searle Conference Center

Saturday, September 29, 2018

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

What’s Your Specialty?

Join AMSA chapters at Rush Medical College and UIC College of Medicine Chicago and meet with representatives from residency programs from around the country.

  • Get your questions answered
  • Network with other med students
  • Gain prep tips for your application

This free event is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with residency program representatives before the Match.

Program of Events

12:30pm – 2:00pm Panel Discussion: Preparing for the Residency Match

Learn about the residency match process and becoming well-rounded competitive applicant.

Richard Peng, Senior Technical Specialist, American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) – Information on the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)

Dr. Joshua Courtney, Founder and CEO TrueLearn – Presentation on USMLE test preparation, importance of high scores to be competitive for residency programs

Dr. Omar Lateef, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Rush University Medical Center, Vice Chairperson and Professor of Department of Internal Medicine at Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL – Welcome Address

Dr. Shami Goyal, Assistant Professor University of Illinois College of Medicine and Program Director of Mercy Health GME Consortium Family Medicine Residency Program, Rockford, IL – Program Director – Information on what program directors look for in applications, interview tips, role playing

Dr. Kim, PD and Residents – Qing Meng Zhang – (Meng) and Hongyu Zhao – (Harry), Kaiser Permanente PD & Residents Panel including Q&A– The Residents’ Perspective

2:00pm – 4:30pm Residency Fair

Meet with programs and specialties from around the country:

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
American College of Preventive Medicine
Association of American Medical Colleges, Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Kaiser Permanente Residency Programs
Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
Rush University Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology
Rush University Medical Center Graduate Medical Education
Rush University Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program
Rush Children’s Hospital/Rush University Medical Center​ Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) Residency Program
Rush Children’s Hospital/Rush University Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program
Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency
Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
UIC-Radiology Residency Program
Wolters Kluwer

Location & Hotel Information

Location: Rush University Medical Center’s Searle Conference Center

1725 W. Harrison Street, 5th Floor 
Chicago, IL 60612 United States

Getting to Searle Conference Center at Rush University Medical Center Campus

  • Searle Conference Center is located on 5th Floor of Professional Building
  • Parking Garage provides access through the Academic Facility to the Professional Building from the 4th Floor bridge
  • Bulk of parking spaces on 4th floor of Parking Garage reserved for handicapped parking
  • Enter the Professional Building, take elevator up one floor to 5th Floor

Hotel: Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC

625 South Ashland Avenue at Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

Book your room here

Discounted rooms are available at the Marriott Chicago at Medical District/UIC until August 28, 2018, through AMSA’s courtesy room block.

Thank you

Platinum Sponsors

Residency Programs

Exhibit and Ad Space Questions?
Contact Sandy Fridy at or (703) 665-4811