Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology

Prospective Residents Application Process

Candidates must graduate from an approved U.S. medical school or pass the USMLE qualifying examination. Foreign medical school graduates must qualify for an Illinois medical license. An application will not be considered complete until accompanied by at least three letters of recommendation plus a dean's letter and medical school transcript. Interviews are scheduled for November 4 and November 11, 2016.

Since we only accept applications (including supplemental documentation) through the Central Application Service (CAS), please do not send any documents directly to us. Instead, contact Ophthalmology Matching Program to register for your required OMP number (P.O. Box 7584, San Francisco, CA 94120-7584, phone (415) 447-0350, fax (415) 561-8535, sfmatch.org). Deadline for applications is September 19. Applications are reviewed as soon as they are received.  From those interviews, selections will be made for residents to begin a year after you graduate from medical school. 

The office of Graduate Medical Education (312) 503-7975 will also be happy to assist you with any other questions you might have about residency programs at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

For more information, please contact Alicia Frasz at (312) 503-3649. We look forward to seeing your application!

***Please note: Due to the significant number of applications we receive, we are unable to return inquiries regarding application status. You will be contacted shortly after we receive your application.***

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