Residency Interview Hosting

Help Our Students Travel (HOST) Program

The HOST program (formerly Residency Interview Hosting) matches our fourth-year medical students with medical alumni during their residency interviews. Hosting a student during his or her visit to your area not only helps defray the financial burden of the residency search, it connects the student to a source of knowledge about a community in which s/he may end up practicing. Hosts are needed throughout the country from October-January.

Fun Facts about the HOST program during the 2017-2018 year:

  • More than 100 hosting requests were received by students
  • Alumni volunteers helped us fulfill 77% of hosting requests from students
  • The top cities where hosts were requested included: Boston, New York City, and San Francisco
  • We need particular help finding hosts in these cities: Ann Arbor, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh
  • More than 400 alumni have volunteered to host students in the past three years!
  • What alumni said about the program: "Great opportunity to meet the future of medicine." "It's a very easy thing to do to offset a very expensive process." "It's fun, easy, and rewarding." "It's important to give back and good to spend time with current students."

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Share your HOST experience with us by email, or on Facebook and Twitter using #PritzkerHOST2018.

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