Most popular medical residency programs in Illinois


This past year, FREIDA™ users have tallied nearly 2 million views of medical residency programs, sorting the options with numerous filters. The most-used filter narrows residency programs by state. 

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Drawn from more than 104,000 pageviews of the 565 Illinois residency programs, we share the 15 programs that were most viewed by FREIDA™ users looking for details about Illinois residencies.

For another unique view of which programs are capturing the attention of your peers, check out our list of the 20 most-viewed residency specialties.

Rankings are based on user activity on FREIDA™ from Jan. 1–Dec. 31, 2023. To qualify for this analysis, users must have searched by specialty and applied a state or region filter. FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, allows medical students to search for a residency or fellowship from more than 13,000 programs—all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. 

  1. Cook County Health and Hospitals System Program (Internal Medicine)

  2. Ascension Illinois/Saint Joseph (Chicago) Program (Internal Medicine)

  3. Loyola Medicine MacNeal Hospital Program (Internal Medicine)

  4. Ascension Illinois/Saint Francis Program (Internal Medicine)

  5. Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital Program (Internal Medicine)

  6. Advocate Health Care/Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Program (Internal Medicine)

  7. Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center of Chicago Program (Internal Medicine)

  8. Carle Foundation Hospital Program (Internal Medicine)

  9. Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital Program (Internal Medicine)

  10. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria Program (Internal Medicine)

  11. Rush University Medical Center Program (Internal Medicine)

  12. Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Program (Internal Medicine)

  13. University of Chicago Program (Internal Medicine)

  14. Advocate Health Care/Advocate Christ Medical Center Program (Internal Medicine)

  15. Insight Hospital and Medical Center Chicago Program (Internal Medicine)

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