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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine

Exceptional clinical training in a diverse and vibrant urban community.

NUEM residents learn together with dedicated educators to become outstanding EM clinicians while caring for diverse patient populations at unique training sites throughout the greater Chicago area."

Abra Fant, MD, MS
Residency Program Director
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University 

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About the Program

Learn more about our program, including the rotations involved, our training sites and the option to explore a career as a physician-scientist.

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How to Apply

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Current Residents

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Learning Resources

Learn more about the various professional development programs our residents have the opportunity to get involved throughout residency.


We welcome your questions; contact our residency coordinators to learn more.

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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.


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