Scholarship Track FAQs

Tuition and required textbooks are covered by the University of Chicago Residency Program.

Yes. Throughout all four years of the residency program, whether on clinical service or completing courses or thesis work, you will receive the standard resident salary for PGY1 - PGY4 levels. There will not be a period where you will not have income.

Yes. Each track of our residency has a different ERAS and NRMP designation. If you are interested in both our categorical residency program and one or more scholarship tracks, you will have to select each track separately.  In the event that you are selected to interview for a Scholarship Track, you will also need to rank each program separately in the match.

If you are applying in one of our Scholarship Tracks as well as the categorical track, your interview for the Scholarship Track will also serve as your categorical interview.

However, if you choose to apply in more than one Scholarship Track, and are selected to interview, you will have to interview for each Scholarship Track separately (for example: if you want to apply in Medical Education and Public Policy, you will need to interview on both those track dates, but your interview for the categorical track will be included in one of those days).

For each scholarship track, the standard ERAS application form is used. We do recommend that you tailor your personal statement to emphasize why you have an interest in the specific Scholarship Track.

You will also need to apply to the appropriate Master's Program through the program’s independent application process.  You must complete this application by one week prior to your interview at the residency program (even though the master program deadline might be later).  We recommend that you wait until you have been invited to interview before beginning your Master's application.  Application fee will be waived and/or covered by the program.

** If you have not completed it by the prior week, we will reschedule your interview for a non-track day, provided there is space available, and you will only be able to interview for our categorical program. **

Yes. Depending on the master degree, you will need to provide specific letters of support, MCAT scores (which can replace the GRE requirement), transcripts, etc.  Please see the individual Scholarship Track pages and master's degree program sites for more details.

Our Residency Program will cover the application fee - however, you will need to arrange payment so please reach out directly to the Pediatric Medical Education Office with questions.

Yes. Though the interview day is combined, the categorical program and each of the Scholarship Tracks are treated as separate programs.


Current Scholarship Track Residents:

Mahi Singh, MD (Health Services Track)

Mahi Singh, MD

PL1 Resident - Health Services Track (Public Policy Concentration)

Jacob (Jake) Schulman, MD (Medical Education Track)

Jacob (Jake) Schulmnan, MD

PL1 Resident - Medical Education Track

Nina Gummadi, MD (Health Services Track)

Nina Gummadi, MD

PL2 Resident - Health Services Track (Public Policy Concentration)

Matthew Nathan, DO (Health Services Track)

Matthew Nathan, DO

PL2 Resident - Health Services Track (Health Economics Concentration)

Michael Harries, MA, MD (Health Services Track)

Michael Harries, MD

PL3 Resident - Health Services Track (Public Policy Concentration)


 Hunter Eason, MD (MedEd Scholarship Track)

Hunter Eason, MD

PL4 Resident - Medical Education Track