Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

The ACGME-accredited Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine (RAAPM) Fellowship is a collaboration between two of the main teaching centers at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (LCH). During this 12-month fellowship, fellows become experts in the theory and practice of regional anesthesiology through the enthusiastic teaching and mentorship from our dedicated faculty, a robust clinical experience in adults and children, and an in-depth didactic program.

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To be considered for a Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine fellowship position, candidates must be eligible for certification or fully certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology before fellowship training begins.

Candidates must have taken USMLE Step 3 and obtain a temporary or permanent Illinois Medical License before starting their fellowship training.

Licensing information and application can be found at the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulations website. To apply for a permanent license, the applicant must already have taken the USMLE Step 3. Please be aware that it may take up to 60 days to process and grant an Illinois license.

How To Apply:

Documents that are required:

  • Fellowship Application (PDF)
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Official copies of scores for USMLE Steps 1-3
  • Results of the two most recent ABA/ASA in-training exams
  • Copy of the summary evaluation for Regional Anesthesia rotation
  • Two letters of recommendation from anesthesiologists
  • One letter of recommendation from the anesthesiology training program director or chair
  • A brief statement explaining interest in pursuing a fellowship position

Contact Information:

For more information, contact Northwestern's Office of Graduate Medical Education:

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

420 E. Superior St.

Suite 9-900

Chicago, IL 60611


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    Feb 15, 2023

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