Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply to the radiology residency program at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County?

Application materials should be submitted through ERAS at We only accept residents through the national match, no pre-match positions are offered.

What do I need for my application to be considered complete?

Applications will be considered complete when we have electronically received the following items:
1. Completed ERAS application
2. Three letters of recommendation
3. Copy of official medical school transcripts
4. USMLE transcripts or Board scores
5. Medical School Dean’s letter

 Whom should I contact if I have questions regarding the application process?

Please contact Anna Johnson, residency program coordinator, by telephone or email with all application questions. Phone: (312) 864-3825. Email:

When do you start interviewing applicants?

We interview prospective resident candidates during the month of November over the course of two weeks.

What time does the interview day begin?

Please arrive at 8:00AM on the day of your interview, and head straight to the Radiology Department Conference Room which can be found on the second floor in Room 2535. Plan on staying until after lunch as the interview day will conclude around 1:00PM.

Do you consider international applicants?

Yes, please contact Anna Johnson, or the department of medical education directly for specific information and inquiries.

How many resident positions are available?

We have a total of 16 radiology residents, accepting four positions per year.

 Where can I park?

Applicants should park in the main hospital parking garage, the entrance is on Polk Street. We will provide you with parking validation at the end of the interview day.

 Can I come for a ‘second look’?

Second looks may be scheduled with the chief residents, their contact information will be with the residency program coordinator.

Contact Us:

 Anna Johnson

1901 W. Harrison Ave. Suite 2533

Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 864-3825