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Application FAQs

Thank you for your interest in residency training at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training Program at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital.

There are six PGY-2 advanced positions available starting July 1, 2024.

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program® and strictly adheres to the Match® rules. We review each application holistically, taking into consideration each student's clinical performance and extracurricular activities, such as research, community engagement, volunteerism, leadership positions and life experience before medical school.

Please note that this program does not sponsor J-1 Visas.

How do I apply?
Please submit your application via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)®. Our program will be participating in the Supplemental ERAS application, offered through the American Association of Medical Colleges' (AAMC) ERAS program. You must complete the MyERAS® application, but participation in the Supplemental ERAS application is optional.

Click here for the Supplemental Application Guide.

When can I apply?
Submit your ERAS application when the ERAS season opens on September 7, 2022 . The submission deadline for Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital's program is October 1.

What do I need to apply?
You are responsible for obtaining PGY1 positions, per requirements from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This program does not have any open PGY1 positions.

You must submit the following documents along with a completed MyERAS application to be considered:

  • CV
  • Medical student performance evaluation
  • Three current letters of recommendation
    • One letter must be from a physiatrist
  • Personal statement
    • Please include a paragraph about why the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training Program at Marianjoy is a good fit.
  • Medical school transcripts
  • USMLE or COMLEX-USA transcripts, as applicable
  • ECFMG certification status report (international medical graduates only)

When will I hear back from the program?
Final status on applications will be released no later than November 1.

When will interviews be held?
All interviews will be virtual during the 2022 to 2023 interview season. In-person second look visits will not be offered.

Interview offers will be released on October 25. If you receive an interview offer, please schedule or decline it within 48 hours.

Medical students
Allopathic and Osteopathic medical students can contact Yana Panos, PMR program coordinator at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, at for more information.