A thriving research environment. Nationally recognized hospitals. A diverse patient population.
Top-Ranked Clinical Training Programs in Chicago
Residents and fellows at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University train in highly ranked, world-class hospitals. For the 12th consecutive year, Northwestern Memorial Hospital has been named to the U.S. News & World Report in its 2023-24 ranking of America’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a select group of only 22 hospitals recognized for their exceptional performance across specialties, procedures and conditions. Shirley Ryan AbilityLab continues to be recognized as the national leader in Rehabilitation, topping the U.S. News list for 33 consecutive years. And, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is recognized by U.S. News as top children’s hospital in Illinois, and seventh in the region.
Life as a Northwestern Trainee
Access Exceptional Trainee Benefits
McGaw offers a competitive stipend and long list of benefits and resources to meet your needs, including generous time off, reduced childcare rates and professional development programs.
Experience the Vibrant City of Chicago
The third largest city in the country, Chicago is the cultural, commercial and entertainment center of the Midwest. Northwestern's Chicago campus is located along the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan in the Streeterville neighborhood, easily accessible by public transit.
Find Diversity & Inclusion Support & Education
As a graduate medical education sponsor in one of the most culturally diverse cities, we strive for our physicians to reflect the population they serve and to help address disparities in healthcare. McGaw also facilitates support for groups underrepresented in medicine.
Prioritize Your Wellness
Training to become a physician is a meaningful journey, but it can be a stressful one. Browse some of the services and resources provided by McGaw for your physical and mental health.