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The McGaw Medical Center offers exceptional training experiences at nationally ranked hospitals and fosters a culture of diversity, innovation and excellence. We invite you to learn more about our thriving academic environment.

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The McGaw consortium member institutions and affiliates include top-ranked urban, suburban, specialized and general hospitals, ensuring varied, dynamic clinical experiences.
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Our Programs

We support a broad range of residency and fellowship programs that build important clinical skills and produce graduates who are prepared to practice in a rapidly changing healthcare landscape. 

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Graduate medical education is exciting and rewarding, but can be stressful. McGaw offers housestaff access to a variety of wellness resources.
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Diversity and Inclusion

As a graduate medical education sponsor in one of the most culturally diverse cities, McGaw aspires to lead in academic diversity initiatives and practice.
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Top Hospitals

McGaw residents and fellows train in highly ranked, world-class hospitals. Three consortium members rank among the nation’s best in the U.S. News & World Report in its 2018-19 ranking of America’s Best Hospitals: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (#13, as well as ranked #1 in both the Chicago Metro Region and Illinois for the sixth consecutive year), Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (#1), Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago (the top hospital in Illinois, ranking in all 10 specialties in 2019-20 ranking).

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