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