Eligibility Criteria


Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for a CNP residency appointment:

  1. Graduate of a United States or Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME);
  2. Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); and
  3. Graduate of a medical school outside of the United States or Canada with one of the following qualifications:
    1. Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) prior to appointment;
    2. Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Illinois;
  4. Graduate of a neurology, child neurology or psychiatry residency program;
  5. All applicants must fully complete the application form and process. Necessary information to be provided include education, training, and certifications to determine eligibility. This includes a certificate of completion from the director of the neurology, child neurology, or psychiatry residency program at the institution where the applicant completed training. Three letters of reference from faculty members are also required.