Faculty Development Resources
University of Illinois – Urbana
Medical Education Online
An electronic Journal
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
The Electronic Residency Application Service is a service that transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, MSPEs, transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools to fellowship, osteopathic internship and residency programs using the Internet.
National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)
The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a private, not-for-profit corporation established in 1952 to provide a uniform date of appointment to positions in graduate medical education (GME) in the United States.
San Francisco Matching Program
Since 1977, SF Matching Service has coordinated the processing, distribution and review of applicants for post graduate medical education training programs. The service currently administers applicant review and ranking processes for positions in 4 residency and 18 fellowship training programs .
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
Founded in 1998, AdvisorTeam’s management team consists of experienced professionals who have created a vision and an Internet enabled technology to help people and organizations better understand themselves and others. Using Keirsey™Temperament Theory™ and the Keirsey™ Temperament Sorter®-II, AdvisorTeam has developed useful and diverse applications and services to achieve this vision. AdvisorTeam has provided the Keirsey™ Temperament Sorter®-II to over 20 million people from 140 countries and in 7 different languages.
Self-Directed Search (Holland)
Whether you are looking for a college major, beginning a job search, or thinking about a career change, the SDS will provide valuable career information.
Association of American Medical Colleges ( AAMC)
Careers in Medicine is a career planning program designed to help you choose a medical specialty and select and apply to a residency program. This four-phase process will guide you through the elements of career planning, including self-understanding, exploring a variety of medical careers, and finally choosing a specialty to meet your career objectives. People whose choice of careers matches their values, skills and interests tend to be more satisfied and successful in their working lives.
Careers in Medicine Web Site
Students must receive an access code from their school’s CiM Liaison and register to begin using the Web site, which will guide you through the entire program. You can:
- Complete, review and store the results of your online self-assessments in your secure, confidential Personal Profile
- Review extensive career information about 112 specialties through the CiM Specialty Pages
- Access an online decision-making tools designed to help you select a specialty and apply to residency programs.