Institution Information - Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

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Additional Application Requirements

  • Completed Cook County Health & Hospital System - Certificate of Compliance annual review form /immunization form with lab results.  (APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED WITHOUT THIS FORM WILL BE DENIED).
  • Proof of an annual Quantiferon Gold OR Proof of a 2-step ppd.    

    What is a two step? -  First test must be administered and then evaluated (read) 48-72 hours later, no earlier and no later.  A minimum of 7 days after the administration of the first test, the second test can be administered.  The second test is evaluated 48-72 hours later.  

  • Backgound Check  

Applications submitted without the above information will be denied.

Addtional Requirements:

  • Provide last 4 digits  (patient file access will be denied without this information).  
  • Proof of annual Flu immunization.

Prior Approval
- Some departments require prior approval before a student can be registered for and offered an elective position.  Please submit your application in VSAS after you have been approved by the appropriate department representative.

OSTEOPATHIC STUDENTS - A limited number of electives may be available to osteopathic students on a pre-approval basis only.  Please contact the appropriate individual below for more information and approval (INTERNAL MED., PEDIATRICS, OB/GYNE & PM&R ELECTIVES ONLY ARE OFFERED TO OSTEOPATHIC STUDENTS AT THIS TIME).

Internal Medicine - Richard Abrams -
Pediatrics - Wendy Shulman -
Obstetrics/Gynecology - Janice Riddle -
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Barbara Cook -

Rotation dates MAY NOT DEVIATE (No exceptions) from the Rush Medical College calendar.




Important Dates


VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Immunization Form

Institution Websites

Institution Contact

Gloria Watkins
Education Coordinator
Medical Student Programs
524 Armour
600 S. Paulina
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 000-0000
(312) 942-0000