Resident or Fellow

Your Community

The ISMS Resident and Fellow Section is a thriving and diverse group. Active RFS members form lasting connections with their colleagues from around Illinois, as well as around the country. RFS meetings are open to all RFS members, and are a great way to form connections with your colleagues from all specialties and all areas of the state.

Make a Difference in Medicine. BE HEARD with ISMS!

The ISMS Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) is committed to representing Illinois medical residents and fellows at all levels of organized medicine.

Getting involved in the RFS opens up opportunities for leadership, networking, and advocacy on behalf of your profession and your patients.

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Member Benefits
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Legislative Priorities
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Mentor Center
A program to help you form mentor-mentee relationships with member physicians, medical students, residents, and fellows throughout Illinois.
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Use Your Voice. Help Guide ISMS Advocacy.

ISMS helps residents and fellows BE HEARD by allowing you to submit ideas and vote on policy proposals that guide ISMS’ advocacy. ISMS is influential and effective in the Illinois General Assembly, other areas of state government, in the courts, and with private payers and other entities – and all this advocacy is driven by input from members like you.

By engaging with ISMS, not only can you change state and national healthcare policy, but you can shape the course of your own career as a physician by helping make Illinois a better place to live and practice medicine.

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Not a member? Join ISMS and discover all the benefits of membership. As special thanks, all new incoming first-year students who join ISMS will receive a gift!

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For information about current and upcoming leadership opportunities, please contact RFS staff via email at

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