Welcome!
Thank you for visiting our website.  We appreciate your interest in the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP).

Program Director
Sonu Dhillon, MD

Associate Program Director
Michael Cashman, MD

Program Coordinator
Michelle Shearhod
shearhod@uic.edu

Facilities
OSF Saint Francis Medical Center    
OSF Medical Group - Gastroenterology
Jump Simulation

Program Length
The fellowship program is three years in length.

Positions
Two positions are available each year in the fellowship.

Application Process
The Gastroenterology Fellowship Program participates in the NRMP Match, and accepts applications through ERAS, beginning July 15.  Applications are reviewed from July 15 to August 31.  The interview period is during September and October.

Desirable Qualities in Applicants
All applications to our program will be considered; however, applicants that have demonstrated strong performance on clinical rotations, teamwork, standardized examinations and scholarly output will receive highest consideration.

A complete application includes
:

Graduates from U.S. Medical Schools
Completed ERAS application
Medical school transcript
USMLE or COMLEX scores, Steps I, II, and III
Three (3) letters of recommendation, including a Program Director's letter
Personal Statement
Curriculum Vitae
Current Photo

International Medical Graduates
Completed ERAS application
Medical school transcript, showing actual grades
USMLE scores, Steps I, II, and III
Three (3) letters of recommendation including a Program Director's letter
Personal Statement
Curriculum Vitae
Current ECFMG certification
Current photo

We accept J1 and H-1B visa applicants.

If you have further questions, please contact the program coordinator, Michelle Shearhod, via email at shearhod@uic.edu.

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