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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Family & Community Medicine

Humboldt Park Residency

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The Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency at Humboldt Park is dedicated to the education of outstanding family medicine physicians who demonstrate clinical excellence and excel in leadership and scholarship, with an emphasis on care for the underserved. Motivated by the belief that healthcare is a human right, we train our residents to provide high quality, affordable care to support healthier people, families and communities.

About the Program

We are located on the northwest side of the city of Chicago at Erie Family Health Center in Humboldt Park. The center delivers high-quality, culturally sensitive, bilingual healthcare to more than 84,000 medical patients. Our mission is to train family physicians with an emphasis on caring for the underserved, research and public policy. We accept eight residents each year.

Santina J. G. Wheat, MD, MPH
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency Program



See sample rotation schedules for each of the residency’s three years, and learn more about our curriculum as a whole.


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Salary & Benefits

Get information about our resident’s yearly stipends, vacation time and a full overview of benefits for housestaff at McGaw Medical Center.


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Application Process

Find out how to apply, learn about our interview process and get in touch with our program coordinator for more information.

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Housestaff Training at McGaw

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University offers exceptional training experiences at nationally ranked hospitals and fosters a culture of diversity, innovation and excellence.


Why Northwestern?

Learn more about the benefits of training at a world-class academic medical center in a diverse and vibrant city of Chicago. Further program details, including the Department of Medicine housestaff manual and a sample training contract, are available on our McGaw Medical Center Graduate Education site.


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Our Community

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We are proud to partner in our training with the following clinical affiliates and healthcare facilities:

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Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.


Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to and inspired by a diverse and inclusive work environment. The Department of Family & Community Medicine seeks to attract inquisitive, motivated residents, faculty and staff and is committed to providing them with every opportunity for success.

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