Residency Programs

Family Medicine Program

  • Residents care for patients from the areas of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Internal Medicine
  • Residents are assigned patients who they follow throughout their three-year program at one of the hospital's community clinics, ensuring a continuity of care
  • Established in 1972

General Surgery

  • Five-year program
  • Residents receive experience and knowledge in a variety of specialties and sub-specialties to become better practitioners, including General Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Anesthesiology, Endoscopy and Gynecologic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Transplantation Surgery, Research and General Surgery and Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Established in 1978

Internal Medicine

  • Affiliated with the University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • The Department of Internal Medicine is the largest department at Saint Joseph Hospital
  • Residents gain hands-on experience while caring for patients in the hospital and clinic setting as well as in private physician offices throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Rotations are available in the areas of General Medicine, Coronary Care, Intensive Care, Ambulatory Medicine, Critical Care, Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care/End-of-Life Medicine
  • Resident training also is supplemented by rotations in Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine and medical and surgical experiences
  • Established in 1975

Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Subspecialty training available in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecologic Oncology, Maternal/Fetal Medicine and Urogynecology
  • Residents care for hospital and clinic patients
  • Established in the 1960s

Podiatry

  • Residents share a working clinical and surgical relationship with the Section of Orthopedics in the operating room
  • Residents have the opportunity to gain surgical experience at multiple ambulatory surgery centers throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Established in 1980

Preliminary Medicine

  • Affiliated with the University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Part of the Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • Residents gain hands-on experience while caring for patients in the hospital and clinic setting as well as in private physician offices throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Rotations are available in the areas of General Medicine, Coronary Care, Intensive Care, Ambulatory Medicine, Critical Care, Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care/End-of-Life Medicine
  • Resident training also is supplemented by rotations in Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine and medical and surgical experiences
  • Established in 1990

Transitional Year

  • First-year residents receive a diverse clinical experience in several specialty areas and prepares them for additional graduate training
  • Residents conduct rotations in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and Ambulatory Medicine as well as elective rotations in areas such as Radiology, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and various surgical and medical subspecialties.
  • Established in 1995
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