R1 residents are required to complete the online SANS exams
R2 residents are required to take the ABNS Primary Examination for practice
R3 residents are required to take the ABNS Primary Examination for practice. In order to take the exam as an R4 for credit, a passing score must be achieved during the R3 year
R4 residents should take the ABNS Primary Examination for credit during that year. In order to proceed to the Chief Resident year, they must achieve at least a 50th percentile score. If this percentile is not reached, the exam must be repeated in the R5 year. Petitions for exceptions to this requirement will be considered on an individual basis by the Clinical Competency Committee.
Residents have the opportunity to attend the Chicago Review Course during the R4 year at Department expense.