Clinical Informatics Fellowship

How To Apply

Thank you for expressing interest in the Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program housed within the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Chicago.  Applications will be accepted from individuals across all fields of medicine that have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program, are board certified or seeking board certification, and are eligible for a permanent Illinois medical license.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis as of the program start date.  If sponsorship is needed, J-1 visas are preferred.

The program will be accepting applications through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for the next application cycle.

Required Documentation:

  • ERAS Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1-2 page Personal Statement related to clinical informatics including research/career goals and how clinical informatics will enhance your opportunities in your chosen field
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended
  • USMLE scores
  • Verifications from any previous staff positions

The timeline for the upcoming application cycle is:

July-September | Applications accepted

September, October, November (if needed) | Interviews conducted

Only completed applications will be considered for admission.  The admissions committee will review applications and selected applicants will be invited for an onsite interview at UChicago Medicine.

Selection Criteria:

Selection criteria will include: academic track record; personal statement, including reserach/career goals and how clinical informatics will enhance their opportunities in their chosen field; reference letters; and interviews.  The proposed training will equip fellows with the necessary knowledge and technical skills to tackle everyday data management issues and guide large informatics projects while focusing on systems-level improvements in care delivery through the use of data analytics, clinical decision support, and data visualization.

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