GME Office

The Office of Graduate Medical Education assists the University’s Graduate Medical Education programs [Residencies and Fellowships] and trainees in matters to assure compliance with rules and regulations, both within the university and outside agencies; which include but are not limited to:

  1. University and Medical School Policies and Procedures including Grievances,

  2. State of Illinois Medical Licenses,

  3. Visas and IAP-66's,

  4. Training Program contracts,

  5. Salaries and Benefits for trainees paid by CMS, and

  6. Graduation from GME training programs.

  7. ACGME [Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education] institutional polices, residency review and fellowship review committee regulations.

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education:

Michael J. Zdon, MD, FACS
Associate Dean for GME and DIO
847-578- 8714


Elsa Kurien, MA, MEd

Senior Administrative Assistant:

Diane O'Gara

Office of GME

Fax: 847-578-3320

Rooms # L.152, L.154 & L.155
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road North Chicago, Illinois 60064

Residency & Fellowship Programs

Links to the home pages of the training programs/departments/divisions are listed below.

Medicine Residency Program and Sub Specialty Programs (Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, Endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, Infectious Disease, and Pulmonary Disease fellowships)

Information concerning the Medicine Residency and Fellowships can be found on the CMS Medicine webpage. 

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Information on the Psychiatry Residency program can be found on the CMS Psychiatry webpage.

Verification of Residency/Fellowship Training: 

If you are seeking verification of Residency and Fellowship training, please contact the Department coordinators.

For Medicine Residency and Sub Specialty Fellowship Training Verification, please contact Department of Medicine at 847-578-8644 or Fax: 847-578-1019 or email to:

For Psychiatry Residency Training Verification, please contact Department of Psychiatry at 847-578-8711 or Fax: 847-578-3328.

For Surgery Residency Training Verification, please contact Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital at 773-257-5167.

If you are seeking verification of Medical Students, please contact the Registrar's Office at 847-578-3229 or 847-578-8505, or