Residency applicants - Carbondale

For applications

U.S. ACGME and International M.D. Applicants - Interview dates: To be determined.

  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2024
  • Applications accepted through ERAS Only - Go to ERAS

Please be sure to use the following program information when applying:

  • Institution:
      • Southern Illinois University (Carbondale) Program (294812000)
      • SIU Memorial Hospital of Carbondale (59146)

The SIU Carbondale Family Medicine Residency Program welcomes applications from US and International Medical Graduates. We appreciate the diversity various training experiences and cultural backgrounds provide our "family" of Resident Physicians.

In order to simplify your application process, we have developed certain guidelines that help us to maintain the excellent academic standards we have set for our training program.

  • Graduated from medical school within 4 years.
  • One year hands-on clinical experience in the U.S.
  • Passed both Step 1/Level 1, Step 2/Level 2
  • Three letters of recommendation from those who supervised your education and clinical activities.

PGY YearCompensation
Sports Medicine Fellow$68,996
Moving Allowance$5,000
Conference Allowance$2,000
  • Vacation, sick or other - 25 calendar days
  • Conference - 5 calendar days
  • $10 per day food allowance
  • Health insurance on first day of employment
  • Professional liability coverage through Carbondale Memorial Hospital
  • Free parking
  • Reimbursement for ACLS/NRP/PALS/ATLS/ALSO, after successful completion
  • Reimbursement for MD/DO board exam, after successful completion 
  • Reimbursement for Step 3 and Level 3, after successful completion
  • Laptop Computer

Didactics are scheduled every Wednesday afternoon from 12:30 – 5 p.m.
Quarterly (Months with five Wednesdays): Residents have a “Fun Day” to help promote wellness and team comraderies’.
A non-inclusive list of educational conferences provided throughout residency is as follows:

  • Family Medicine Board Review
  • FCM Grand Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • Morbidity/Mortality
  • Balint Group
  • Resident Wellness Discussion
  • Chart Rounds / Resident Presentations
  • PICO presentations
  • Population Health / Clinical Data Integration
  • Practice Management
  • Resident Meetings
  • OMT workshops
  • Faculty/Community Physician Presentations
  • Procedural Workshops
  • Sports Medicine Topics
  • Ethics Training (Yearly)
  • Sleep/Fatigue/BurnOut (Yearly)
Contact Information

For any questions please contact Elizabeth Miller at