Application / Interview

Thank you for your interest in our Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship program at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.  Our program is open to all physicians who have completed an ACGME accredited residency in internal medicine.  Our program participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  We  accept 3 new fellows into our program each year. 


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
  • Medical school diploma
  • 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 ECFMG certification
  • Current phot

Hotel Information

One night of complimentary lodging is provided in Peoria a short distance from the hospital at the Quality Inn & Suites located just off War Memorial Drive in Peoria.  Free hotel shuttle service is available from and to the hotel on your interview day.

Candidates flying into Peoria Airport can take a taxi which is approximately a 15 to 20 minute ride to the hotel or arrange for a complimentary hotel airport shuttle.  Contact the front desk at the Quality Inn & Suites for more information  at (309) 685-2556.

Interview day

Candidates should arrive at the information desk at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center to begin their interview and tour session.  The interview day will include a guided tour where you will have an opportunity to see the facilities and ask questions.  Interviews are conducted with program leadership and faculty.

Candidates arriving via their own transportation to the medical center can park for free in the North Parking Deck, the hospital’s main parking structure.  Free valet parking is available in the North Parking Deck.

If invited to interview, please refer to your interview invitation letter for any additional instructions regarding your interview day.  If for any reason you are unable to make your interview for personal or weather related reasons, please contact the Program Coordinator, to make alternative arrangements as soon as possible.


Hotel: 4112 N Brandywine Dr, Peoria, IL 61614
Hospital: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61637