Program summaries should include information you have learned about a program, for example:

  • impressions of the PD, APDs, other faculty/attendings
  • impressions of the residents
  • culture of the program, pressure on residents to read quickly
  • exposure to procedures, how do readouts work, moonlighting available etc.
  • hospital characteristics: size, trauma, pediatric exposure, community/academic/mixed etc.
  • types/number of spots available, ESIR available
  • fellowship matches

Program Summaries

Illinois - Chicago
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program
Aunt Minnie Best Radiologist Training Program 2019 semifinalist
Hospital: U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
*the requirements for H1B sponsorship are insane: Scholastic criteria 1. USMLE scores (step 1, 2, and 3) that are all above the median of McGaw’s incoming trainees; 2. First authorship of 2 or more peer reviewed articles; 3. Top 25 medical school or residency; 4. AOA membership; 5. MD, PhD status; 6. Exceptional case approval by the GMEC.
https://www.mcgaw.northwestern.edu/directors/resources/6.-licensing-and-visas_haldin.pdf
J-1 and H-1B