Facts and Figures

Our medical school attracts some of the brightest minds to our classrooms and labs. Get the facts about who we are and how we got here.

Our Students

Feinberg works with a variety of students, residents, and fellows. Our students choose different paths, but all are gaining the skills and knowledge they require to be future leaders in their chosen fields. Following is our student population for the 2016-2017 academic year at a glance.

Our Faculty

Feinberg offers a premier medical education and top-notch research programs in large part because of the expertise, experience, and dedication of its faculty. Numbering about 3,900, the medical school's faculty roster includes some of the best minds and hearts in medicine and biomedical research. Many have gained national and international prominence.

Our Research

The collaborative medical school faculty conducts basic science, clinical, and translational research on campuses in Chicago and Evanston.

Feinberg received $76M in clinical trials funding in 2016, up 72% from 201250,000 patients and volunteers participate in clinical trialsResearch funding

Our Affiliates

Relationships with healthcare institutions provide an important aspect of the educational programs here at Feinberg. Students and residents benefit from the hands-on training and experiential learning they receive at our primary clinical affiliates (hospitals and practice groups). The diverse training provided by these organizations ensures that Feinberg students and residents have the skills necessary to practice in an array of clinical environments.

Our Affiliates

Medical School Ranking

Feinberg holds the No. 17 spot in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranking of top research-oriented medical schools in the country. Among departmental rankings, Pediatrics ranked 14th, Women’s Health ranked 10th and Internal Medicine ranked 17th. Feinberg’s Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences ranked 6th in the listing of best physical therapy programs in the country. The school also moved up in the 2017 U.S. News ranking of the best medical schools for primary care, rising 12 spots to 17th.

Feinberg continues to ascend the National Institutes of Health funding rankings, moving from No. 39 in 2001 to No. 16 in 2016.

In the U.S. News & World Report lists of Honor Roll hospitals, Northwestern Memorial Hospital ranked 8th, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago ranked 6th and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago ranked No. 1 for the twenty-sixth consecutive year for 2016-17.

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