Family Medicine Residency Program

Miriam Whiteley MD 
Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Dr. Whiteley grew up in Evanston, Il., and studied Biology and Fine Arts at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago she was immediately drawn to Family Medicine and the care of underserved populations. She did her residency training and Faculty Development Fellowship at the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County (formerly Cook County Hospital) and studied for a Masters in Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dr. Whiteley is passionate about teaching and joined the University of Chicago (NorthShore) Family Medicine Residency Program in 2007, She currently serves as the Family Medicine Residency Program Director. She loves to teach residents, and to care for pregnant women and their babies. Current interests include substance use treatment, mental health, and opioid use in pregnancy.  Dr. Whiteley continues to be committed to serving the underserved, and teaching residents to not only understand the social determinants of health, but to become active agents of change.

Dr. Whiteley still lives in Evanston with her partner Evan, and loves to garden and make jewelry. 


Education and Training

Medical School / University of Illinois at Chicago, Office of the Registrar, 1991
Internship / John H. Stroger, Jr./Cook County Hospital, 1992
Residency / John H. Stroger, Jr./Cook County Hospital, 1994
Fellowship / John H. Stroger, Jr./Cook County Hospital
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