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“The Awesome Value of the Mercy Residency”
Dr. John Paul Estrada
(Attending Faculty)

“The Mercy Learning Environment”
Dr. Ashley Scott

“Why I Love My Mercy Residency”
Dr. Ruth Lee

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program
at Mercy Hospital, Chicago

Established in 1852 and located in Chicago’s historic Bronzeville district, Mercy is Chicago’s oldest chartered hospital and we have been serving our community for over 162 years.

Mercy combines the advanced capabilities of a major urban medical center with the humanistic focus of a community hospital. Our residents benefit from:

  • A culturally diverse and challenging clinical population
  • A busy setting that offers tremendous opportunity for direct involvement with a variety of procedures and patient types
  • A vigorous academic program
  • An exceptionally dedicated, approachable, and supportive teaching faculty
  • A collegial environment that fosters both academic excellence and a strong sense of family
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From Our Director

Our ethnically and economically diverse population offers Mercy residents a unique opportunity to become exposed to and involved with community health, while obtaining an excellent academic knowledge base.


Recent Statistics

Residents in the mercy OB/GYN program gain significant experience through a wide variety of patients, procedures, and medical settings.  These are some of our most recent statistics.



The relationship between residents and faculty is a key element of any residency program.  At Mercy, residents benefit from teaching physicians who are not only exceptionally knowledgeable, but are also approachable, supportive and adept at active coaching.



Mercy attracts a diverse group of residents from across the country and all have a wide range of interests and come from a variety of backgrounds.


Birth Center

The Family Birth Center at Mercy is a unique, full-service facility that offers leading-edge care from highly skilled physicians in a comfortable, nurturing setting.



During your residency at Mercy, you will perhaps work harder than you ever have, but you will also meet some amazing people, build lasting friendships and experience an incredible city.

Application for Residency

All applications must be received via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®). You may request an ERAS Application kit through your US medical school.

The deadline for submitting applications is the first Friday in November. Once your application is complete (including all supporting documents/references), it will be reviewed by our selection committee and selected applicants will be invited for an interview. Approximately 30% of all applicants are invited to interview.

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