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For Directors & Coordinators

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University equips program directors and coordinators with the information and resources they need to build and run their training programs. These essential roles on the graduate medical education team are supported by centralized McGaw functions, initiatives and staff members as well as by our clinical training sites. Find information and tools to assist you in your responsibilities below, and please contact us for more information.

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Forms & Templates

Find forms and documents to guide you in your program’s documentation, such as an initial contract and program letter of agreement.

Browse Forms & Templates

Elective Rotations

Information about requests for elective rotations to non-McGaw institutions and non-base sites is available.

Get Elective Rotation Info

Feedback Training

Learn more and find training opportunities for giving and receiving feedback in clinical settings. Trainings vary from in-person observations to journal articles and podcasts.

Find Feedback Training

Start New Program

To develop a new program, you must familiarize yourself with the ACGME and McGaw requirements and application information.

Start New Program


Residency and fellowship program staff will work with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), including for Residency Review Committee site visits.

See ACGME Requirements

New Director Orientation

Learn about your responsibilities with McGaw and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as a new program director.

Get Started as a Director

Program Director Retreats

McGaw Medical Center hosts an annual retreat for program directors. This event is an opportunity for directors and graduate medical education staff to gather, learn and share experiences.

Attend or See Past Retreats

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