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Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship

Aerial view of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Excel in pulmonary and critical care

As part of one of the largest medical schools in the country, we take great pride in our partnership with OSF HealthCare, a leading integrated healthcare system spanning Illinois and Michigan. Our program offers a unique university-based training experience at a state-of-the-art community-based tertiary care teaching hospital located in Peoria, Illinois. With a wide range of residency training programs, subspecialty residencies, fellowships, and a thriving medical school, we are dedicated to providing exceptional education.

Preparing Exceptional Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists Heading link

Our program aims to provide outstanding training to fellows, equipping them with the skills necessary for successful clinical practice in both Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine. We take pride in our ability to deliver top-notch training by leveraging the abundant resources available through the University of Illinois and our partnership with OSF HealthCare.

Key program features include:

  • Diverse ambulatory pulmonology clinic experience
  • Access to web-based learning resources, including board review materials
  • Engaging weekly faculty lectures
  • Interactive case-based teaching sessions
  • Extensive simulation opportunities at our state-of-the-art sim center

Applying to the Fellowship Heading link

Four Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship residents - group photo

Our program participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) via the Electronic Residency Application Service (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:

For U.S. Medical School Graduates

  • 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

For 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.

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