In-Training Finance Management

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has established a comprehensive resource page dedicated to handling finances while in training. As part of this initiative, the AAMC has also established the FIRST program which offers unbiased information and free resources to help trainees make financial decisions.  Topics include:

  • Grace, deferment, and forbearance
  • Loan repayment options
  • Postponing loan repayment during residency
  • Residency and relocation loans
  • Consolidation
  • Budgeting and money management
  • Credit card debt
  • Consumer and federal financial aid resources

Verifications and Deferments

The GME office is available to help process training verifications and loan deferments. Please direct requests to: 

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
240 East Huron Street, Suite 1-200
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-7975
Fax:  312-503-5230
gme@northwestern.edu