Feinberg students, residents and fellows are doing some extraordinary things in the clinical spaces, research labs and out in the community. Here we share internal and external recognition they have received.
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- Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Graduate Programs Celebrate a Decade of EducationNorthwestern recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the creation of the Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program, the first graduate-level program in the field.
- Student and Resident Receive AMA Excellence in Medicine AwardsQuentin Youmans, MD, a second-year resident in internal medicine, received the Leadership Award, and Elsy Compres, a second-year medical student, received the Minority Scholars Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.
- Medical Student Awarded Schweitzer Fellowship to Work With LGBT and Homeless YouthMichael Musharbash, a second-year medical student, has received a Schweitzer Fellowship to implement educational services for LGBT and homeless youth at the Center on Halsted.
- Physician Assistant Class of 2017 Receives DiplomasOn May 13, students in the Physician Assistant Program’s Class of 2017 celebrated completing their Master of Medical Science degrees with family and friends.
- Class of 2017 Celebrates CommencementMembers of the class of 2017 joined faculty, friends and family members at the 158th commencement ceremony on May 22.
- Student and Faculty Excellence Celebrated at Honors Day 2017Feinberg faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their achievements at the fifth annual Honors Day ceremony.
- Student Studies the Roots of GlioblastomaRead a Q-and-A with Jasmine May, a fifth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, who studies the pathophysiology of glioblastoma.
- Leaving Segregated Neighborhoods Reduces Blood Pressure for BlacksSystolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
- Northwestern Pipeline Programs Inspire High School Students to Pursue Careers in MedicineFeinberg’s “pipeline programs” help underrepresented high school and undergraduate students explore and prepare for careers in medicine and science.
- Prospective Students Take a Second Look at FeinbergFeinberg’s Office of Admissions hosted the annual Second Look event, showcasing Feinberg’s curriculum and campus for prospective medical students in the class of 2021.
- Students and Residents Travel to Support Health Equity and a Diverse Student BodyFeinberg medical students recently traveled to Atlanta, participating in the Student National Medical Association’s annual Medical Education Conference, in order to support health equity efforts and to help recruit a diverse student body.
- Medical Student Works to Develop Solutions to Global Health ChallengesAs the first place winner of Northwestern University’s 4th Annual Intramural Global Health Case Competition, earlier this year, Max Wang, MPH, first-year MD/PhD student, and his team traveled to Emory University for the international competition.
- Scientists Develop Novel Platform to Investigate Therapeutic NanomaterialsNorthwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
- Duke Medical School Dean to Speak at 2017 CommencementNancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Dean of Duke University School of Medicine, will deliver the keynote address at Feinberg’s 158th commencement on Monday, May 22.
- Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2017On Match Day, Feinberg's fourth-year medical students gathered at Chicago's Gino's East to celebrate and learn where they will spend the next three to seven years training as residents.
- Medical Honor Society Welcomes Class of 2017 InducteesThirty-six new members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society.
- Feinberg Places Among Top Medical Schools in the NationFeinberg has maintained its standing among the best research-oriented medical schools in the country, placing 17th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
- Students Apply Humanities Skills to MedicineFirst-year medical students explored the applied arts during a five-week seminar in medical humanities and bioethics.
- Experts Discuss Violence Prevention in ChicagoA panel of experts gathered to discuss strategies for preventing violence among young men in Chicago, at an event sponsored by the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
- Student Knitting Group Aids Domestic Violence Survivors and Rehabilitation PatientsMedical students in the Fein Yarns and Healing Threads student group work with patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on their fine motor skills through knitting, and making baby hats for underserved patient populations.
- Sanguino Honored by American Medical Women’s AssociationSandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
- Medical Students Present on the Strengths and Challenges in Chicago’s NeighborhoodsAs part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
- Medical Students and Physicians Volunteer Skills at Devon ClinicEvery Sunday, volunteer medical students and attending physicians provide primary care services at the Devon Clinic, a free health clinic that serves a predominantly uninsured, South Asian population.
- Medical Student Investigates Cervical Cancer Surgery SurvivalA surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.
- Students Gather in Support of Affordable Care ActClose to 200 medical students laid down their white coats at a “White Coats for Coverage” event, in a symbolic gesture of support for the Affordable Care Act.
- Housestaff Panel Helps Medical Students Prepare for ResidencyA new resident-led program at Northwestern fosters community among underrepresented minority students in undergraduate and graduate medical education programs.
- Pioneering Astronaut and Physician Keynotes Martin Luther King, Jr. CommemorationMae Jemison, MD, a physician and the first woman of color to travel into space, delivered the keynote address during this year’s commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Student Uncovers a Potential Path to Treating Age-Related Memory LossA Northwestern Medicine study, led by a PhD student, found that overexpressing a protein called CREB improved memory impairments in aged rats.
- Medical Students Start the New Year With Wellness ActivitiesMedical students attended sessions addressing different aspects of wellness during a week dedicated to student well-being.
- Medical Student Charts a Map of Memory in the BrainKelsey Bowman extended her medical school program from four years to five years to develop a test to map regions of the brain associated with memory.
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